Word of the day

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platitude (noun) – 1. A trite or banal remark or statement, especially one expressed as if it were original or significant. See Synonyms at cliché.
2. Lack of originality; triteness.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : 1812, “dullness,” from French platitude “flatness, vapidness” (late 17th century), from Old French plat “flat”. Meaning “a flat, dull, or commonplace remark” is recorded from 1815.

 


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