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synonyms for platitudes

  • banality
  • bromide
  • buzzword
  • chestnut
  • commonplace
  • corn
  • evenness
  • flatness
  • hokum
  • inanity
  • insipidity
  • monotony
  • motto
  • potboiler
  • proverb
  • saw
  • shibboleth
  • stereotype
  • tag
  • triteness
  • triviality
  • truism
  • vapidity
  • verbiage
  • boiler plate
  • cliché
  • familiar tune
  • hackneyed saying
  • high camp
  • old chestnut
  • old story
  • prosaicism
  • trite remark
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How to use platitudes in a sentence

Heavens, with what pained looks, with what platitudes and proverbs, with what reproofs and axioms and sentiments!
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
What an answer to the platitudes of fanatics who have the audacity to assert that philosophy is but the fruit of libertinage!
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
He sorely wanted to make Maud stand up to him once or twice, and put her foot through his mild platitudes.
THE ROMANCE OF HIS LIFEMARY CHOLMONDELEY
All her pompous platitudes cannot conceal the earnestness of her denunciation of shams.
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFTELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
Had he come down to Fairholme to listen to the platitudes of virtuous love?
TRISTRAM OF BLENTANTHONY HOPE
They take a fiendish delight in torturing us with tantrums, galling us with gammon, and pelting us with platitudes.
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
So she launched into some of her affectionate platitudes and profuse excuses, and under cover of these retreated to her rest.
SWORD AND GOWNGEORGE A. LAWRENCE
Tarling's impatient gesture arrested his platitudes, but Mr. Milburgh was in no way abashed.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
These clues are not to be put aside with æsthetic platitudes: they are capital items in our knowledge of the man.
MONTAIGNE AND SHAKSPEREJOHN M. ROBERTSON
Compared with this lordly poem, the erotic novel of the day, with its prurient platitudes, is as a satyr to Hyperion.
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOL. II, NO. 3, FEBRUARY 1889VARIOUS
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