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  Definition of commonplace
  1. a trite or obvious remark
  2. not challenging; dull and lacking excitement; "an unglamorous job greasing engines"
  3. obvious and dull; "trivial conversation"; "commonplace prose"
  4. completely ordinary and unremarkable; "air travel has now become commonplace"; "commonplace everyday activities"
  5. repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; "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: platitude, cliche, banality, bromide, humdrum, prosaic, unglamorous, unglamourous, banal, trivial, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock(a), threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite, well-worn

 

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