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