trite remark

See: platitude
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This trite remark, naturally, sparked outrage on social media from the many whose lives have been ruined by the crippling condition.
What does the word 'platitude', for a trite remark, mean literally in French?
That Bill Shankly's trite remark about life and death paling into insignificance beside the beautiful game was the insightful truth.
Perhaps a trite remark, but still excellent advice.
You have got to be able to vacillate between one of two things - to be cheerful on the one side and to enjoy the business, but on the other side to be serious because some trite remark could give away secrets or cause embarrassment.