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Hackneyed – Vocabwagon

Hackneyed

The meaning of the word Hackneyed is to be overused, unoriginal, vapid, trite or worn out.

The word hackneyed is an adjective.

Examples:

1. Roy lost the election because his hackneyed ideas could not match with the modern thought process of the young lawyer competing against him.

2. One of the suggestions given by a great writer was to avoid a hackneyed plot line and bring in fresh ideas.

 

 

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