Example sentences for: platitudes

How can you use “platitudes” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • General Assembly, the president moved beyond vague generalities and into comforting platitudes as he discussed poverty (against it), health care for all people (for it), and outbreaks of widespread killing (should do something to stop them).

  • These platitudes are probably true.

  • My friend W. G. (Lord) Runciman, the businessman and sociologist at Trinity (quite a combination), calls it "recycled platitudes."

  • It seems especially stupid for the administration to spew platitudes about the panel's mission of healing if its intention was to push one side of a contentious debate.

  • But reviewers fault Lefkowitz for "sweeping platitudes and clichés that trivialize" (Sally Jenkins, the Washington Post ) when he links the rape to Glen Ridge's obsession with sports.

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