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Origin of platitude
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH platitudeplatitude , plaudit
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Example sentences from the Web for platitude
He hardly campaigned, and when he did, he often focused on local issues and spoke in platitudes.The strange, one-of-a-kind political campaign that almost landed Walter Johnson in Congress|Frederic J. Frommer|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
An argument that peters out or ends in platitudes loses much of its impact.How to pitch and write an opinion piece for MIT Technology Review|Amy Nordrum|October 15, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Corporate America’s response should go beyond platitudes and simply checking boxes on diversity initiatives.3 ways to make sure corporate diversity and inclusion efforts have a lasting impact|matthewheimer|August 31, 2020|Fortune
For those looking to actually enact progress—especially leaders at the organizations where tired, thinly stretched workers dread hearing the next empty platitude—it’s time for a change in vocabulary.Successful leaders of the future will share three main traits|Ulysses Smith|July 9, 2020|Quartz
Instead of tone-deaf messages and empty platitudes, enterprises should walk the walk.Ecommerce marketing this Independence Day will be tricky: Four must dos|Evelyn Johnson|June 23, 2020|Search Engine Watch
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
The losers may be tempted to embrace the glum platitude that “elections have consequences.”
I thought this was a kind of platitude, but she corrected me.
I doubt if most people, although they would call that a platitude, realize that heredity is anything more than a telling word.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
His Lordship's sense of humor must a little have failed him, when he penned the platitude of the last few words.The Life of Nelson, Vol. I (of 2)|A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
Mr. Platitude was filled with wrath, and abused Dissenters in most unmeasured terms.
When I awoke from my reverie the Reverend Mr. Platitude was quitting the apartment.
I speak advisedly,” said he, in continuation, “there is one Platitude.