bromidic vs platitudinous what difference

what is difference between bromidic and platitudinous

English

Etymology

From bromide +‎ -ic.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /bɹoʊˈmɪdɪk/
  • Rhymes: -ɪdɪk
  • Hyphenation: bro‧mid‧ic

Adjective

bromidic (comparative more bromidic, superlative most bromidic)

  1. stale, banal, clichéd
    • Wonderful Guy (song)
      I’m as trite and as gay as a daisy in May, / A cliché comin’ true! / I’m bromidic and bright / As a moon-happy night / Pourin’ light on the dew!

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:hackneyed


English

Etymology

platitude +‎ -in- +‎ -ous, probably modelled after multitudinous.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌplætɪˈtjuːdɪnəs/, /-ˈtʃuː-/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˌplætɪˈt(j)ud(ə)nəs/, /-ɾɪ-/
  • Hyphenation: pla‧ti‧tud‧in‧ous

Adjective

platitudinous (comparative more platitudinous, superlative most platitudinous)

  1. Characterised by clichés or platitudes.

Derived terms

  • platitudinously
  • platitudinousness

Related terms

  • platitude
  • platitudinal
  • platitudinarian
  • platitudinize
  • platitudise

Further reading

  • platitude on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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