pablum

Pablum refers to worthless, empty ideas. Pablum is a big load of hooey.

Pablum is one of many words for ideas that are worthless, dumb, silly, and especially empty. If someone is talking and talking but not saying a whole lot, they're spewing pablum. Pablum lacks specifics and depth. Pablum was originally the name of a breakfast cereal that was soft, easy to digest, and kind of empty: just like ideas that are called pablum.

Primary Meanings of pablum

1.
n
worthless or oversimplified ideas
2.
n
a soft form of cereal for infants
Full Definitions of pablum
1

n worthless or oversimplified ideas

Synonyms:
pap
Type of:
drivel, garbage
a worthless message
2

n a soft form of cereal for infants

Synonyms:
Pablum
Type of:
cereal
a breakfast food prepared from grain