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Synonyms for commonplace
ˈkɒm ənˌpleɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. platitude, cliche, banality, commonplace, bromide(adj)

    a trite or obvious remark

    Synonyms:
    banality, bromide, cliche, platitude

    Antonyms:
    extraordinary, original, exciting

  2. commonplace(adj)

    completely ordinary and unremarkable

    "air travel has now become commonplace"; "commonplace everyday activities"

    Synonyms:
    tired, well-worn, hackneyed, stock(a), prosaic, unglamorous, threadbare, unglamourous, humdrum, trite, shopworn, old-hat, banal, timeworn

    Antonyms:
    original, extraordinary, exciting

  3. commonplace, humdrum, prosaic, unglamorous, unglamourous(adj)

    not challenging; dull and lacking excitement

    "an unglamorous job greasing engines"

    Synonyms:
    shopworn, prosaic, monotonous, trite, humdrum, old-hat, unglamorous, earthbound, threadbare, tired, timeworn, stock(a), matter-of-fact, hackneyed, well-worn, banal, prosy, pedestrian, unglamourous

    Antonyms:
    extraordinary, original, exciting

  4. 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'"

    Antonyms:
    extraordinary, original, exciting

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. commonplace

    Common signifies frequently occurring, not out of the regular course, not exceptional; hence, not above the average, not excellent or distinguished, inferior, or even low; common also signifies pertaining to or participated in by two or more persons or things; as, sorrow is common to the race. General may signify pertaining equally to all of a class, race, etc., but very commonly signifies pertaining to the greater number, but not necessarily to all. Universal applies to all without exception; general applies to all with possible or comparatively slight exceptions; common applies to very many without deciding whether they are even a majority. A common remark is one we often hear; a general experience is one that comes to the majority of people; a universal experience is one from which no human being is exempt. It is dangerous for a debater to affirm a universal proposition, since that can be negatived by a single exception, while a general statement is not invalidated even by adducing many exceptions. We say a common opinion, common experience, a general rule, general truth, a universal law. Compare synonyms for NORMAL; USUAL.

    Synonyms:
    common, customary, everyday, familiar, frequent, general, habitual, normal, ordinary, popular, prevalent, public, universal, usual

    Antonyms:
    exceptional, infrequent, rare, singular, uncommon, unknown, unusual

Editors Contribution

  1. common

    Submitted by Soulwriter on May 31, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. commonplace(a.)

    Synonyms:
    trite, stale, hackneyed, ordinary, common, threadbare, not new, worn out

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. commonplace(a)

    Synonyms:
    ordinary, banal, hackneyed, trite, platitudinous, prosaic

  2. commonplace(n)

    Synonyms:
    platitude, banality

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How to use commonplace in a sentence?

  1. Jack Kerouac, "On the Road":

    The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved...the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn, like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars.

  2. Veryan Khan:

    The Islamic State’s manipulation of the their high-production videos has become commonplace.

  3. Alison Culyba:

    It is so commonplace, they may see it as a form of acceptable, possibly even pro-social, interaction with their peers.

  4. Sheila Barrios:

    Commonplace where we do see a lot of people coming into the cars. Weve been broken into twice.

  5. Josh Hawley:

    Eric Greitens know what I'm talking about, the 1960s, 1970s, it became commonplace in our culture among our cultural elites, Hollywood, and the media to talk about -- to denigrate the biblical truth about husband and wife, man and woman.

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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
  • 평범한Korean
  • pospolity, powszechny, frazesPolish
  • lugar-comumPortuguese
  • банальный, обыкновенный, обыденный, обычныйRussian
  • alelâde, sıradan, olağan, basmakalıpTurkish

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