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platitude

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noun
  • a superficial remark, especially one offered as meaningful [Princeton Review]
  • commonplace remark or statement, esp when it is said as if it were new or interesting [Barron]
  • a banal, trite, or stale remark [Taisha]
  • a trite or banal statement; unoriginality [Nandigam]

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