empty words

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Noun1.empty words - loud and confused and empty talk; "mere rhetoric"
hokum, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality, bunk - a message that seems to convey no meaning
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This shows that the assurances by the company that it will not reduce salaries and benefits for employees are just empty words.
The procedure need not be empty words that are not practised in letter and in spirit.
Without evidence, allegations are just empty words," the resolution approved by Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales read.
We have heard countless promises of investment but it usually proves to be no more than empty words.
The Speaker also maintained that his statement on zero budget for lawmakers against the passage of the proposed shift to federalism was nothing but empty words.
Doing so would help "keep our freedom from being corroded by the banality of consumerism, the blare of commercials, the stream of empty words and the overpowering waves of empty chatter and loud shouting," Francis said.
And Dens boss McCann, under fire after five successive defeats earlier in the season, said: "I said to the players the victory against Rangers was fantastic for them because it almost reinforced the work we've been doing was not just empty words.
Apparently their convenience is more important than really thanking veterans for our service by taking a spot a few feet away rather than empty words.
As the Budget approaches it is time for the Taoiseach and Housing Minister to replace the empty words with actions.
Addressing a meeting in West Azarbaijan province, Larijani lambasted the US House of Representatives for standing against the deal and violating it repeatedly and asked the US House to stop empty words about the spirit of the agreement.
So using empty words to define this arrangement is not reasonable.