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(n.) an uninspired remark, cliché (After reading over her paper, Helene concluded that what she thought were profound insights were actually just platitudes.)
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a trite or obvious remark But details are fuzzy and rebel leaders often resort to platitudes when dismissing suggestions of discord, saying simply that "Libya is one tribe." — Wall Street [..]
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1812, "dullness," from French platitude "flatness, vapidness" (late 17c.), from Old French plat "flat" (see plateau (n.)); formed on analogy of latitude, etc. Meaning &qu [..]
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An often-quoted saying that is supposed to be meaningful but has become unoriginal or hackneyed through overuse; a , '''', ch XI *: Beauty, I suppose, opens the heart, extends the consciousness. It [..]
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platitude|lang=en * '''1855–1857''' — , '''', Book I, ch 34 *: Then Lord Decimus, who was a wonder on his own Parliamentary pedestal, turned out to be the windiest creature here: proposing happine [..]
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n. A written or spoken statement that is flat, dull, or commonplace.
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(n) a trite or obvious remark
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