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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She sent a strong message to Zijadin Sela, Vesel Memedi and Bilal Kasami to immediately stop using empty words in TV shows and start acting for a change.
What is needed now is direct action to ensure every vacant home in the country is allocated to those on the waiting lists and not more empty words and promises from Minister Kelly.
The government must rescue the market, not with empty words, but with real silver and gold," he said, saying a full-blown market crash would endanger the banking system, hit consumption and trigger social instability.
However, empty words and blackening the reputation of the political opponents is no more winning material.
It sadly demonstrates what most of us feared, that for all the talk from the Chancellor of creating a Northern Powerhouse, all we're actually seeing are empty words and cuts to funding.
The empty words of his Cairo University speech have been followed by empty gestures, with "red lines" on the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons which then soon disappeared, and the Israel-Palestine problem apparently forgotten.
There will no doubt be naysayers who will shoot down the Snowhill Masterplan as little more than empty words (and pictures).
But the leader of the leftist "GUE" group, Dimitrios Papadimoulis, told Juncker that "the package you presented is just empty words.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an seems very concerned about the people of Gaza and condemns Israel whenever he speaks to the public, yet some Turkish columnists believe that they are merely empty words because Erdoy-an and his government are far from taking any concrete diplomatic steps to stop the bloodshed in Gaza and they have no influence in the international community to this effect.
The reason why Chinese empty words were chosen as the research objects was that they are said to be elusive (Bao, 1988; Pollard, 2001; Wong, 2001).
There's too much good will and empty words and not enough will to implement.
As fans we no longer want to hear any more pontification from politicians, empty words from owners or statements from self-appointed fans' representatives.