Search Result for "platitudinous":
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]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
platitudinous adj 1: dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality; "bromidic sermons" [syn: bromidic, corny, platitudinal, platitudinous]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