- platinum black,
- platinum blonde,
- platinum disc,
- platinum metal,
Origin of platitude
Examples from the Web for platitude
Morning talk shows should be a doddle for a President: softball questions easily answered with a platitude or three.‘Michelle Will Not Run For Office’: Obama's Daytime TV Confessional|Lloyd Grove|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But how does one square his platitude with the reality of his situation?March on Washington in 1963 Was Truly Militant, Despite Portrayals|Jamelle Bouie|August 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I thought this was a kind of platitude, but she corrected me.
Although this sounds like a platitude, it has frequently been ignored.Darwin and Modern Science|A.C. Seward and Others
It is a platitude, and none the less true for that, that we need to have an ideal in our minds with which to test all realities.Alarms and Discursions|G. K. Chesterton
Mrs. Amber murmured protestingly, but, not knowing what a platitude was, felt she could not follow up the subject.Married Life|May Edginton
Cheap wit will then often pass for brilliancy, and platitude for wisdom.Little Journeys To the Homes of the Great, Volume 3 (of 14)|Elbert Hubbard
Platitude though this may be, our greatest poets have not hesitated to use their highest powers to impress it upon us.Socialism: Positive and Negative|Robert Rives La Monte
Word Origin for platitude
1812, "dullness," from French platitude "flatness, vapidness" (late 17c.), from Old French plat "flat" (see plateau (n.)); formed on analogy of latitude, etc. Meaning "a flat, dull, or commonplace remark" is recorded from 1815. Related: Platitudinous. Hence platitudinarian (n.), 1855; platitudinize (1867).