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hackneyed

Synonyms of hackneyed in English:

adjective

  • 1 your hackneyed arguments fail to persuade anyone
    overused, overdone, overworked, worn out, timeworn, platitudinous, vapid, stale, tired, threadbare;
    trite, banal, hack, clichéd, hoary, commonplace, common, ordinary, stock, conventional, stereotyped, predictable;
    unimaginative, unoriginal, uninspired, prosaic, dull, boring, uninvolving, pedestrian, run-of-the-mill, boilerplate, routine
    informal old hat, cheesy, corny, played out
    [Antonyms] original
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