platitudinous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From platitude + -in- +‎ -ous, probably after multitudinous.

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Adjective[edit]

platitudinous (comparative more platitudinous, superlative most platitudinous)

  1. Characterised by cliches or platitudes.
    • 2005, Christopher Hitchens, "André Malraux: One Man's Fate", New York Times Book Review, 10 Apr 2005:
      The meeting was brief and platitudinous, but in later accounts [...] Malraux turned it into a major summit of great minds.