English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'platitude'

(noun) 
Definition
a trite or unoriginal remark
politicians spouting the same old platitudes
Synonyms
cliché
I've learned that the cliché about life not being fair is true.
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stereotype
Accents can reinforce a stereotype.
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commonplace
It is a commonplace to say that the poetry of the first world war was greater than that of the second.
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banality
His ability to utter banalities never ceased to amaze me.
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truism
the truism that nothing succeeds like success
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bromide
The same old bromides were used to justify failure.
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trite remark
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hackneyed saying
(noun) 
any sense of platitude is undercut by the skill of the writing
Synonyms
triteness
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banality
the banality of life
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dullness
the dullness of their routine life
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triviality
news items of quite astonishing triviality
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inanity
the inanity of the conversation
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vapidity
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of banality
His ability to utter banalities never ceased to amaze me.
Synonyms
bromide (informal),
old chestnut,
stock phrase,
trite phrase
in the sense of banality
the banality of life
Synonyms
unoriginality,
predictability,
ordinariness,
staleness,
vapidity,
triteness
in the sense of bromide
Definition
a boring, meaningless, or obvious remark
The same old bromides were used to justify failure.
Synonyms
chestnut (informal),
old saw,
trite remark,
hackneyed saying or phrase

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