adjective Date: 1906 lacking in originality ; trite

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  • Bromidic — Bro*mid ic, a. 1. of or pertaining to bromide (definition 2). [WordNet 1.5] 2. conventional or trite; repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse of sayings, assertions, or discourses; as, bromidic sermons. Syn: commonplace, hackneyed,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bromidic — index ordinary, trite Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bromidic — ☆ bromidic [brō mid′ik ] adj. [see BROMIDE] trite or dull …   English World dictionary

  • bromidic — adjective stale, banal, clichéd Im as trite and as gay as a daisy in May, / A cliché comin true! / Im bromidic and bright / As a moon happy night / Pourin light on the dew! ( Wonderful Guy (lyrics)) …   Wiktionary

  • bromidic — adjective 1. given to uttering bromides • Pertains to noun: ↑bromide 2. dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality bromidic sermons • Syn: ↑corny, ↑platitudinal, ↑platitudinous …   Useful english dictionary

  • bromidic — bromidically, adv. /broh mid ik/, adj. pertaining or proper to a platitude; being a bromide; trite. [1905 10, Amer.; BROMIDE + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • bromidic — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Without freshness or appeal because of overuse: banal, clichéd, commonplace, corny, hackneyed, musty, overused, overworked, platitudinal, platitudinous, shopworn, stale, stereotyped, stereotypic, stereotypical,… …   English dictionary for students

  • bromidic — adj. containing an unoriginal statement, commonplace …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bromidic — bro·mid·ic …   English syllables

  • bromidic — bro•mid•ic [[t]broʊˈmɪd ɪk[/t]] adj. trite; dull • Etymology: 1905–10, amer …   From formal English to slang

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