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Wordnet 3.0


1. dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality;
- Example: "bromidic sermons"
[syn: bromidic, corny, platitudinal, platitudinous]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Platitudinous \Plat`i*tu"di*nous\, a. Abounding in platitudes; of the nature of platitudes; uttering platitudes. -- Plat`i*tu"di*nous*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

59 Moby Thesaurus words for "platitudinous": aphoristic, axiomatic, back-number, banal, bewhiskered, bromidic, common, commonly known, commonplace, corny, crisp, current, cut-and-dried, epigrammatic, fade, familiar, formulaic, formulistic, fusty, gnomic, hackney, hackneyed, household, moth-eaten, musty, notorious, old hat, overworked, pithy, pointed, proverbial, public, pungent, sententious, set, square, stale, stereotyped, stock, succinct, talked-about, talked-of, terse, threadbare, timeworn, trite, truistic, universally admitted, universally recognized, unoriginal, warmed-over, well-kenned, well-known, well-recognized, well-understood, well-worn, widely known, worn, worn thin