platitudinous

(redirected from platitudinously)
Also found in: Dictionary.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • adj

Synonyms for platitudinous

Synonyms for platitudinous

dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality

References in periodicals archive ?
If only we could all be more sceptical about what we're told, the show platitudinously concludes, there wouldn't be any more Spanish Inquisitions.
The word comes to us so platitudinously that we take it to belong to the way things are.
Finally: "If you want to be an atheist, then, it is necessary only to find that the world is to be a platitudinously dull fact" (p.
It is not enough (even if it is true) to be told, "Well, the realist is concerned with truth, and preserving the cognitivist dimension of ethical claims, and realism explicates how moral judgments are genuinely (not minimally, platitudinously) truth-evaluable." Suppose the basically Aristotelian moral psychology of virtue-realism is correct, and that ethical truth is not antirealistically norm-domesticated.
He is platitudinously vague as to what Third Way democracy would look and feel like.