Platitude

Definition of Platitude

Plat´i`tude
n.1.The quality or state of being flat, thin, or insipid; flat commonness; triteness; staleness of ideas of language.
To hammer one golden grain of wit into a sheet of infinite platitude.
- Motley.
2.A thought or remark which is flat, dull, trite, or weak; a truism; a commonplace.

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abstraction, banality, bromide, chestnut, cliche, commonplace, commonplace expression, corn, familiar tune, general idea, generalization, generalized proposition, glittering generality, hackneyed expression, hackneyed saying, inanity, insipidity, lieu commun, locus communis, mawkishness, old joke, old saw, old song, old story, prosaicism, prosaism, prose, reiteration, retold story, rubber stamp, sentimentality, shibboleth, stereotyped saying, sweeping statement, tag, tired cliche, trite saying, triticism, truism, twice-told tale, vapidity
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