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Noun Concept
Categories: Articles with short description, French words and phrases, Paremiology, Descriptive technique, Jargon
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cliche  commonplace  banality  bromide  platitude
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A cliché is an element of an artistic work, saying, or idea that has become overused to the point of losing its original meaning or effect, even to the point of being trite or irritating, especially when at some earlier time it was considered meaningful or novel. Wikipedia
A saying that is overused or used outside its original context, so that its original impact and meaning are lost. OmegaWiki
Something, most often a phrase or expression, that is overused or used outside its original context, so that its original impact and meaning are lost. A trite saying; a platitude. Wiktionary
Overused phrase or expression. Wiktionary (translation)
A platitude or cliché. Wiktionary
Platitude or cliché. Wiktionary (translation)
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The villain kidnapping the love interest in a film is a bit of a cliché. Wiktionary
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