(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.
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- And, like their absence, their platitudinousness was attributed to their work—that is, it was taken as a function of their profession.
- The conclusion, for all its seeming platitudinousness, is very complex.
- Whatever came out of Lou's mouth must be understood as having nothing to do with him, Loophole, as he wished to be seen, but rather with whatever platitudinousness was near at hand to most plausibly fit a situation completely beyond his, Lou's grasp.