Definition of Platitudinously

1. Adverb. In the manner of a platitude. ¹



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Definition of Platitudinously

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Platitudinously

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Literary usage of Platitudinously

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1. A Book of Operas: Their Histories, Their Plots, and Their Music by Henry Edward Krehbiel (1919)
"... for Masetto and Zerlina, a wedding instanter; for Elvira, a nunnery), and platitudinously to moralize that, the perfidious wretch having been carried to ..."

2. The Mount Vernon Street Warrens: A Boston Story, 1860-1910 by Martin Burgess Green (1880)
"The obituary also said, more platitudinously, "The law of her life was Christian service. The achievement of her life was Christian character. ..."

3. Educational Problems by Granville Stanley Hall (1911)
"But the press man was particularly persistent and evidently famished for a morsel of news from me, and I finally said platitudinously: "If Harry Orchard has ..."

4. Educational Problems by Granville Stanley Hall (1911)
"But the press man was particularly persistent and evidently famished for a morsel of news from me, and I finally said platitudinously: "If Harry Orchard has ..."

5. A Journey to Nature by J. P. Mowbray, Andrew Carpenter Wheeler, Doubleday, Page & Company, Manhattan Press (1901)
""It is a beautiful and dreamy day," I said platitudinously enough. " But it cannot be half so beautiful to you, who are familiar with Nature, as to me. ..."

6. A Book of Operas: Their Histories, Their Plots, and Their Music by Henry Edward Krehbiel (1919)
"... for Masetto and Zerlina, a wedding instanter; for Elvira, a nunnery), and platitudinously to moralize that, the perfidious wretch having been carried to ..."

7. The Mount Vernon Street Warrens: A Boston Story, 1860-1910 by Martin Burgess Green (1880)
"The obituary also said, more platitudinously, "The law of her life was Christian service. The achievement of her life was Christian character. ..."

8. Educational Problems by Granville Stanley Hall (1911)
"But the press man was particularly persistent and evidently famished for a morsel of news from me, and I finally said platitudinously: "If Harry Orchard has ..."

9. Educational Problems by Granville Stanley Hall (1911)
"But the press man was particularly persistent and evidently famished for a morsel of news from me, and I finally said platitudinously: "If Harry Orchard has ..."

10. A Journey to Nature by J. P. Mowbray, Andrew Carpenter Wheeler, Doubleday, Page & Company, Manhattan Press (1901)
""It is a beautiful and dreamy day," I said platitudinously enough. " But it cannot be half so beautiful to you, who are familiar with Nature, as to me. ..."

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