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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Given to uttering trite statements adj. - Dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality.

Usage examples (40)
  • bromidic sermons
  • She paid homage to the good points of Flamingus, but he was too cut and dried, "bromidic," she classified him, for Derry had carefully explained the etymology of the word.
  • All candidates favor the now-bromidic slogan: change.
  • "Nothing quite so bromidic as that," laughed the artist. for more
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