• IPA: /ˈplætɪtjuːd/, /ˈplætɪtuːd/

platitude (plural platitudes)

  1. An often-quoted saying that is supposed to be meaningful but has become unoriginal or hackneyed through overuse; a cliché.
  2. Unoriginality; triteness.
  3. A claim that is trivially true, to the point of being uninteresting.
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