platitudinize


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plat·i·tu·di·nize

 (plăt′ĭ-to͞od′n-īz′, -tyo͞od′-)
intr.v. plat·i·tu·di·nized, plat·i·tu·di·niz·ing, plat·i·tu·di·niz·es
To use platitudes in speaking or writing.

platitudinize

(ˌplætɪˈtjuːdɪˌnaɪz) or

platitudinise

vb
(intr) to speak or write in platitudes
ˌplatiˈtudiˌnizer, ˌplatiˈtudiˌniser n

plat•i•tu•di•nize

(ˌplæt ɪˈtud nˌaɪz, -ˈtyud-)

v.i. -nized, -niz•ing.
to utter platitudes.
[1880–85]

platitudinize


Past participle: platitudinized
Gerund: platitudinizing

Imperative
platitudinize
platitudinize
Present
I platitudinize
you platitudinize
he/she/it platitudinizes
we platitudinize
you platitudinize
they platitudinize
Preterite
I platitudinized
you platitudinized
he/she/it platitudinized
we platitudinized
you platitudinized
they platitudinized
Present Continuous
I am platitudinizing
you are platitudinizing
he/she/it is platitudinizing
we are platitudinizing
you are platitudinizing
they are platitudinizing
Present Perfect
I have platitudinized
you have platitudinized
he/she/it has platitudinized
we have platitudinized
you have platitudinized
they have platitudinized
Past Continuous
I was platitudinizing
you were platitudinizing
he/she/it was platitudinizing
we were platitudinizing
you were platitudinizing
they were platitudinizing
Past Perfect
I had platitudinized
you had platitudinized
he/she/it had platitudinized
we had platitudinized
you had platitudinized
they had platitudinized
Future
I will platitudinize
you will platitudinize
he/she/it will platitudinize
we will platitudinize
you will platitudinize
they will platitudinize
Future Perfect
I will have platitudinized
you will have platitudinized
he/she/it will have platitudinized
we will have platitudinized
you will have platitudinized
they will have platitudinized
Future Continuous
I will be platitudinizing
you will be platitudinizing
he/she/it will be platitudinizing
we will be platitudinizing
you will be platitudinizing
they will be platitudinizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been platitudinizing
you have been platitudinizing
he/she/it has been platitudinizing
we have been platitudinizing
you have been platitudinizing
they have been platitudinizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been platitudinizing
you will have been platitudinizing
he/she/it will have been platitudinizing
we will have been platitudinizing
you will have been platitudinizing
they will have been platitudinizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been platitudinizing
you had been platitudinizing
he/she/it had been platitudinizing
we had been platitudinizing
you had been platitudinizing
they had been platitudinizing
Conditional
I would platitudinize
you would platitudinize
he/she/it would platitudinize
we would platitudinize
you would platitudinize
they would platitudinize
Past Conditional
I would have platitudinized
you would have platitudinized
he/she/it would have platitudinized
we would have platitudinized
you would have platitudinized
they would have platitudinized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.platitudinize - utter platitudes; "The candidate platitudinized and bored the audience"
give tongue to, utter, express, verbalise, verbalize - articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise; "She expressed her anger"; "He uttered a curse"
Translations

platitudinize

[ˌplætɪˈtjuːdɪnaɪz] VIdecir tópicos

platitudinize

vi (pej)sich in Gemeinplätzen ergehen (geh)
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Plutocrats seldom come off attractively on-screen, and we're repelled by the smugness of California's new landed gentry well before they platitudinize about rewarding their Mexican laborers with "a T-shirt or a hat or a jacket or whatever we're doing that year"; we're put off by the decrepitude and decadence of the old Italian aristocrats even before they reminisce about the excellent things that Mussolini did.
Although "Truth's fountains may be clear," he platitudinizes, "her streams are muddy" (15.88.6).