platitude, cliche, banality, commonplace, bromide(adj)
a trite or obvious remark
completely ordinary and unremarkable
"air travel has now become commonplace"; "commonplace everyday activities"
commonplace, humdrum, prosaic, unglamorous, unglamourous(adj)
not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
"an unglamorous job greasing engines"
banal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock(a), threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite, well-worn(adj)
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'"
A platitude or cliché.
Something that is ordinary.
To make a commonplace book.
ordinary; having no remarkable features
The furniture in the house was commonplace, nice but boring and mundane.
Origin: A calque of locus comunis, referring to a generally applicable literary passage, itself is a calque of κοινός τόπος.
common; ordinary; trite; as, a commonplace person, or observation
an idea or expression wanting originality or interest; a trite or customary remark; a platitude
a memorandum; something to be frequently consulted or referred to
to enter in a commonplace book, or to reduce to general heads
to utter commonplaces; to indulge in platitudes
The numerical value of commonplace in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of commonplace in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of commonplace in a Sentence
This includes the gruesome and grisly video games that are now commonplace.
The Islamic State’s manipulation of the their high-production videos has become commonplace.
Commonplace where we do see a lot of people coming into the cars. Weve been broken into twice.
To make mistakes is human to stumble is commonplace to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity.
Making the simple complicated is commonplace making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity.
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Translations for commonplace
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- обикновен, всекидневенBulgarian
- alltäglich, gang und gäbe, banal, GemeinplatzGerman
- lugar comúnSpanish
- tavallinen, tavanomainen, klisee, latteusFinnish
- ordinaire, banal, lieu communFrench
- közhely, közönséges, mindennaposHungarian
- fatto normale, ordinario, luogo comune, banaleItalian
- ありふれた, 平凡, 月並みJapanese
- pospolity, powszechny, frazesPolish
- банальный, обыкновенный, обыденный, обычныйRussian
- alelâde, sıradan, olağan, basmakalıpTurkish
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