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 Meanings and Examples of PLATITUDE
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platitude
 n.  dullness; insipidity of thought; commonplace statement; lack of originality
Classic Sentence:
1  You'd never think of such a platitude all by yourself.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  Even for his classroom he had no platitudes, no stock of professorial anecdotes.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: I
3  If you think that I am going to return and talk platitudes to you, you are mistaken.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—THE SEVENTH CIRCLE AND THE EIGHTH HEAVEN
Example Sentence:
1  In giving advice to his son, old Polonius expressed himself only in same platitude; every word out of his mouth was a commonplace.
2  The vacuous remarks of the politician annoyed the audience, who had hoped to hear more than empty platitudes.
3  At the other end are tomes containing a plethora of platitudes about breaking the mould and worshipping the kill.
4  We shall have to listen to more platitudes about the dangers of overspending.