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Synonyms for commonplace

Synonyms for (noun) commonplace

Synonyms: cliche, commonplace, bromide, platitude, banality Definition: a trite or obvious remark

Similar words: input, remark, comment Definition: a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information Usage: from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account

Similar words: truism Definition: an obvious truth

Synonyms for (adjective) commonplace

Synonyms: unglamorous, unglamourous, commonplace, prosaic, humdrum Definition: not challenging; dull and lacking excitement Usage: an unglamorous job greasing engines

Similar words: unexciting Definition: not exciting Usage: an unexciting novel; lived an unexciting life

Synonyms: commonplace Definition: completely ordinary and unremarkable Usage: air travel has now become commonplace; commonplace everyday activities

Similar words: ordinary Definition: not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree Usage: ordinary everyday objects; ordinary decency; an ordinary day; an ordinary wine

Synonyms: trite, timeworn, tired, stock, threadbare, old-hat, hackneyed, commonplace, banal, shopworn, well-worn Definition: repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse Usage: bromidic sermons; his remarks were trite and commonplace; hackneyed phrases; a stock answer; repeating threadbare jokes; parroting some timeworn axiom; the trite metaphor `hard as nails'

Similar words: unoriginal Definition: not original; not being or productive of something fresh and unusual Usage: the manuscript contained unoriginal emendations; his life had been unoriginal, conforming completely to the given pattern- Gwethalyn Graham