Definition of “platitude” - English Dictionary

“platitude” in British English

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platitudenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈplæt.ɪ.tjuːd/ us /ˈplæt̬.ə.tuːd/ disapproving

a remark or statement that may be true but is boring and has no meaning because it has been said so many times before:

He doesn't mouth platitudes about it not mattering who scores as long as the team wins.
adjective uk /ˌplæt.ɪˈtjuː.dɪ.nəs/ us /ˌplæt̬.əˈtuː.dən-/ formal disapproving

(Definition of “platitude” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“platitude” in American English

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platitudenoun [ C ]

us /ˈplæt̬·ɪˌtud/

a statement that has been repeated so often that it is meaningless:

They nodded at every platitude about making sacrifices today for a better tomorrow.

(Definition of “platitude” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)