Platitudinize
Platitudinize \Plat`i*tu"di*nize\, v. i. To utter platitudes or truisms. [1913 Webster]

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  • platitudinize — (Amer.) plat·i·tu·di·nize || ‚plætɪ tuːdnaɪz / tjuːdɪn v. say platitudes; use platitudes in writing (also platitudinise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • platitudinize — [plat΄ə to͞od′ n īz΄, plat΄ətyo͞od′ n īz΄] vi. platitudinized, platitudinizing to write or speak platitudes …   English World dictionary

  • platitudinize — platitude ► NOUN ▪ a remark or statement that has been used too often to be interesting or thoughtful. DERIVATIVES platitudinize (also platitudinise) verb platitudinous adjective. ORIGIN French, from plat flat …   English terms dictionary

  • platitudinize — intransitive verb ( nized; nizing) Etymology: platitudinous Date: 1868 to utter platitudes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • platitudinize — platitudinization, n. platitudinizer, n. /plat i toohd n uyz, tyoohd /, v.i., platitudinized, platitudinizing. to utter platitudes. Also, esp. Brit., platitudinise. [1880 85; PLATITUDIN(OUS) + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • platitudinize — plat·i·tu·di·nize …   English syllables

  • platitudinize — plat•i•tu•di•nize [[t]ˌplæt ɪˈtud nˌaɪz, ˈtyud [/t]] v. i. nized, niz•ing to utter platitudes • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • platitudinize — verb utter platitudes The candidate platitudinized and bored the audience • Hypernyms: ↑express, ↑verbalize, ↑verbalise, ↑utter, ↑give tongue to • Verb Frames: Somebody s …   Useful english dictionary

  • platitudinized — platitudinize (Amer.) plat·i·tu·di·nize || ‚plætɪ tuːdnaɪz / tjuːdɪn v. say platitudes; use platitudes in writing (also platitudinise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • platitudinizes — platitudinize (Amer.) plat·i·tu·di·nize || ‚plætɪ tuːdnaɪz / tjuːdɪn v. say platitudes; use platitudes in writing (also platitudinise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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