Definition of Platitudinous

1. Adjective. Dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality. "Bromidic sermons"

Exact synonyms: Bromidic, Corny, Platitudinal
Similar to: Unoriginal
Derivative terms: Corn, Platitude



Definition of Platitudinous

1. a. Abounding in platitudes; of the nature of platitudes; uttering platitudes.

Definition of Platitudinous

1. Adjective. Characterised by cliches or platitudes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Platitudinous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Platitudinous

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platitudinarian
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platitudinous (current term)
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platonically
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platonism
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Literary usage of Platitudinous

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Bookman (1906)
"The Optimo-platitudinous method is a swelling turkey gobbler style invented ... In an article written according to Optimo-platitudinous rules you find all ..."

2. African and European Addresses by Lawrence Fraser Abbott, Theodore Roosevelt (1910)
"Tear the architectural structure to pieces, and you have nothing left but the single, common, platitudinous brick; but for that reason do you say that your ..."

3. Annual Report by Fairmount Park Art Association (1903)
"So that all that I can talk about is about museums in general; and even those things that I shall say will be more or less platitudinous; but then I count ..."

4. The Table Talk of John Selden by John Selden, Richard Milward (1892)
"Their paradoxes have turned into platitudes, and it does little good to remind ourselves that it was they who made them platitudinous ..."

5. Wisconsin Journal of Education by Wisconsin Teachers' Association, Wisconsin Education Association Council, Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction (1881)
"platitudinous PONDEROSITY. la promulgating your esoteric cogitations, or articulating your superficial sentimentalities, and amicable, philosophical or ..."

6. The Bookman (1906)
"The Optimo-platitudinous method is a swelling turkey gobbler style invented ... In an article written according to Optimo-platitudinous rules you find all ..."

7. African and European Addresses by Lawrence Fraser Abbott, Theodore Roosevelt (1910)
"Tear the architectural structure to pieces, and you have nothing left but the single, common, platitudinous brick; but for that reason do you say that your ..."

8. Annual Report by Fairmount Park Art Association (1903)
"So that all that I can talk about is about museums in general; and even those things that I shall say will be more or less platitudinous; but then I count ..."

9. The Table Talk of John Selden by John Selden, Richard Milward (1892)
"Their paradoxes have turned into platitudes, and it does little good to remind ourselves that it was they who made them platitudinous ..."

10. Wisconsin Journal of Education by Wisconsin Teachers' Association, Wisconsin Education Association Council, Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction (1881)
"platitudinous PONDEROSITY. la promulgating your esoteric cogitations, or articulating your superficial sentimentalities, and amicable, philosophical or ..."

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