Sep
19
2013

platitude

Posted in Word of the Day by admin

plae tih tud

noun

1. an overused, dull, or trivial remark; hackneyed expression; cliché.
example: He was grieving, and hearing platitudes like “time heals all wounds” did nothing to ease his pain.

2. the quality of being unoriginal, dull, or trite.

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