Examples of platitude in a Sentence
His speech was filled with familiar platitudes about the value of hard work and dedication.
“blondes have more fun” is a silly platitude
Recent Examples of platitude from the Web
Turn off the podcasts and put away the platitudes and instant affirmations, and go out into the world and walk your own streets.
The Reddit platitude went something like this: in every relationship one person is going to be giving 60 percent and one person is going to be giving 40 percent, and both people should be trying to be the one who gives 60 percent.
Is there anything worse, anything less conducive to the enjoyment and understanding of the beautiful game, than a round table of former professionals braying platitudes at one another beneath the unforgiving lights of a TV studio?
After the normal thank yous and platitudes of the opening ceremony of the Travelers Championship concluded, a young girl in a khaki skirt and blue polo stepped behind the podium.
The book is messy as hell: full of insipid platitudes, trite homilies, and self-regarding detours delivered with the assurance of a man who fully expects to see his childhood finger paintings in a museum someday.
That her language function in these early stages seems fatally limited to platitudes about stars and splendor?
But the show’s appealing performers and catchy look don’t yet outweigh its lack of cohesion and its readiness to fall back on platitudes about the corrosive effects of wealth.
Moments later, Trump and Kim emerged from the lunch to stroll the hotel grounds in view of the cameras and stopped before the pool of reporters to offer another round of platitudes.
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PLATITUDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of platitude for English Language Learners
: a statement that expresses an idea that is not new
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