Meaning: A remark or statement, especially one with a moral content, that has been used too often to be interesting or thoughtful.

Synonyms: Cliche, truism, commonplace, bromide, inanity, old chestnut, banality.

In Hindi: साधारण बात, तुच्छता

Use: Because I have heard your platitude a hundred times, it means nothing to me now.

When my teacher tried to motivate me by using a platitude I had already heard before, I yawned in her face.


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