Platitude – WORD OF THE DAY (for Writing Task 2)
Platitude (noun) /ˈplætɪtuːd/
a dull or commonplace remark; a comment or statement that has been made very often before and is therefore not interesting
Synonym: bromide, truism, axiom
The article was filled with platitudes about the systematic character of the industrial economy.
Main IELTS Pages:
This website is to develop your IELTS skills with tips, model answers, lessons, free books, and more. Each section (Listening, Speaking, Writing, Reading) has a complete collection of lessons to help you improve your IELTS skills.
Subscribe for free IELTS lessons/Books/Tips/Sample Answers/Advice from our IELTS experts. We help millions of IELTS learners maximize their IELTS scores!
Latest posts by IELTS Material (see all)
- IELTS Writing Recent Actual Test (Task 2) & Band 8.5 Sample - March 30, 2017
- Academic IELTS Writing Task 2 Topic: Digital Communication & Sample Answers - March 30, 2017
- IELTS Cue Card Sample 87 Topic: A time you miss an appointment - March 29, 2017