Understand “Platitude” through Etymology 

The Etymology of “Platitude” 

The word “platitude” comes from the Latin root “plat“, meaning “flat“, and means “the flatness in something. While the word can be used literally, it is more commonly used to mean the dullness, or lack of significance in something. 

If your known for your platitudes, they know you for emphasising on things that are inconsequential, and making them sound significant. 

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