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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

    banality, bromide, cliche, platitude

    extraordinary, original, exciting

  2. commonplace(adj)

    completely ordinary and unremarkable

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

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

    original, extraordinary, exciting

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

    not challenging; dull and lacking excitement

    "an unglamorous job greasing engines"

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

    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'"

    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.

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

    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.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. commonplace(a)

    ordinary, banal, hackneyed, trite, platitudinous, prosaic

  2. commonplace(n)

    platitude, banality

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  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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  • 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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    Synonym for Oxymoron
    • A. Ignorant
    • B. Stupid
    • C. Demented
    • D. Contradictory

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