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platitudinous Syllabification: plat·i·tu·di·nous
Pronunciation: /ˌpladiˈt(y)o͞od(ə)nəs/

Definition of platitudinous in English:


(Of a remark or statement) used too often to be interesting or thoughtful; hackneyed: this may sound platitudinous
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  • Ideas endlessly repeated and permutated become platitudinous, trite, meaningless.
  • Both the words and the images articulate strong emotion with admirable economy and convey a sense of the preciousness of life without being sentimental, platitudinous or falsely hopeful.
  • The tips are the same type of common sense platitudinous advice that columnists dispense on a regular basis.

Words that rhyme with platitudinous

multitudinous, pulchritudinous, vicissitudinous

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