Definition of platitude:
trope, back talk, aside, barb, afterthought, stereotype, commonplace, bon mot, backchat, proverb, boredom, cliche, flatness, truism, chestnut, motto, banality, monotony, triviality, bromide, shibboleth, groaner, surprise, dullness, comment, evenness, acknowledgment, homily, allusion.
- "Dixie Hart", Will N. Harben.
- "The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet", George Bernard Shaw.
- "Gaslight Sonatas", Fannie Hurst.