Plat"i*tude (?), n. [F., from plat flat. See Plate.]
The quality or state of being flat, thin, or insipid; flat commonness; triteness; staleness of ideas of language.
To hammer one golden grain of wit into a sheet of infinite platitude.
A thought or remark which is flat, dull, trite, or weak; a truism; a commonplace.
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