Pablum

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pablum worthless or oversimplified ideas
    • n Pablum a soft form of cereal for infants
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Usage

In literature:

Must be raised on pablum and formulas and things like that.
"Death of a B.E.M." by Berkeley Livingston
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In news:

They spit out formulaic pablum designed purely to part pre-teens from their money.
No area resident is apt to spout Dr Pangloss's Pablum from Voltaire's Candide: "All is for the best in this, the best of all possible worlds," yet bright spots sometimes seem to be outshining the gloom.
The President's Populist Pablum .
One great thing about classical music is that it can take the wan populism of Oprah, the decaffeinated blandness of Good Morning America, and the incessant pablum of Jay Leno — and render them all irrelevant.
Tween Pablum Directed by: Joe Nussbaum ( Sydney White ) Starring: Aimee Teegarden, Thomas McDonell, DeVaughn Nixon, Danielle Campbell, Nolan Sotillo.
In her recent, cautiously positive review of Extraordinary Measures, film critic Dana Stevens advanced the idea on Slate that the movie world's new guilty pleasure is pablum rather than pulp.
Weaselgraft and Pablum have a new invention that is sure to make them rich again.
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