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hackneyed (adj) – Made commonplace or trite; stale; banal:

Source : Dictionary.com

Etymology : 1769, “kept for hire,” past participle adjective from hackney. The figurative sense of “trite, so overused as to have become uninteresting” is older, 1749, from hack (n.2) in special sense of “one who writes anything for hire.”