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Platitude 1100 Words You Need Week 29 Day 3

Platitude 1100 Words You Need

Platitude 1100 Words You Need Week 29 Day 3 with authentic materials, text-to-speech and flashcards for GRE, TOEFL & IELTS

/ˈplæt.ɪ.tjuːd/ (noun)

a statement or remark that has become boring or meaningless due to being repeated for many times, banality, banal statement, use of platitudes, inanity, tired expression, commonplace, cliché, dullness, boredom, triteness

A platitude is a trite, meaningless, or prosaic statement, often used as a thought-terminating cliché, aimed at quelling social, emotional, or cognitive unease. The statement may be true, but its meaning has been lost due to its excessive use.

Platitudes have been criticized as giving a false impression of wisdom, making it easy to accept falsehoods. A platitude is even worse than a cliché. It’s a sanctimonious cliché, a statement that is not only old and overused but often moralistic and imperious.

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Adjective: platitudinous, platitudinal


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