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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Correct spelling:
commonplace
Definition:
To enter in a commonplace- book.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
commonplace.
average
dominant, halfway, mainstream, mean, median, mediocre, medium, mezzo, mid, middle-of-the-road, middling, midmost, moderate, predominant, run-of-the-mill, stereotype, usual, SOSO, average, boilerplate, common, conventional, customary, everyday, normal, nowhere, ordinary, standard, stock.
boring
boring, depressing, drab, dreary, dry, dull, humdrum, insipid, lifeless, prosaic, repetitious, tedious, tiresome, uninteresting, wearisome, characterless, dragger, monotonous, mundane, unvaried, well-worn, Weariful, ho hum.
cheap
junky, shoddy, tawdry, rinky-dink, scroungy, two bit, catchpenny, rubbishy, cruddy, glitzy, no bargain, no good, rinkydink, small time.
corny
old fashioned, hokey, oldfashioned.
daily
circadian, day by day, day-to-day, diurnal, from day to day, once a day, once daily, most often.
dull
out-of-date, prosy, repetitive, usual thing, uninspiring, longwinded, oft-repeated, big yawn, out of date.
frequent
frequent, many, profuse, recurrent, a good many.
hackneyed
timeworn, old-hat, old saw, old-chestnut, old-saw, out-dated, played-out.
humble
menial, proletarian, unassuming, unpretentious, low-ranking, Low-born.
lowly
reverential, cast down, lowborn, unwashed.
pedestrian
truistic.
ready-made
readymade.
regular
accustomed, average, canonical, chronic, common, constant, continual, conventional, customary, cyclical, epochal, everyday, frequent, general, habitual, monotonous, mundane, normal, ordinary, orthodox, periodic, prevailing, recurrent, regular, rhythmic, routine, standard, steady, stock, traditional, universal, Familiar, Predominating, metronomic, usual.
stereotyped
mass-produced, played out, worn thin.
threadbare
imitative.
undistinguished
nothing special, nothing to write home about.
uneventful
unfateful.
unexceptional
unexceptional, unimpressive.
unimaginative
prosaic, dull as dishwater.
uninspired
unimpressed, phoned in.
used to
at home with.
usual, everyday
characterless, colorless, conventional, corny, customary, hackneyed, humdrum, lowly, mainstream, mediocre, middle-of-the-road, middling, mundane, natural, normal, obvious, ordinary, pedestrian, plebeian, prevalent, prosaic, run-of-the-mill, stale, starch, stereotyped, threadbare, trite, typical, uneventful, unexceptional, uninteresting, vanilla, widespread, workaday, worn-out, Familiar, unnoteworthy, boiler plate, dime-a-dozen, familiar tune, garden variety, matter-of-course, clichéd.
noun
clichéd saying or idea
banality, bromide, chestnut, corn, inanity, motto, platitude, prose, rubber stamp, shallowness, shibboleth, stereotype, tag, triteness, Prosaicism, Prosaism, triviality truism, cliché.
commonplace
banal, banality, bromide, cliche, hackneyed, humdrum, ordinary, platitude, prosaic, shopworn, stock, threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite, trivial, unexciting, unglamorous, unglamourous, unoriginal, well-worn.
maxim
apophthegm, epithet, maxim, Brocard, by-word, by-words, apophthegms.
platitude
bromide, hokum, monotony, Prosaicism, platitudes, hackneyed saying, high camp, old chestnut.
usual
study at trite.
Examples of usage:
  1. It was her joy that she had kept her figure, her commonplace that, having it, she knew what to do with it. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  2. The words were commonplace enough. – The Damned by Algernon Blackwood
  3. She made this announcement not as a jest, not as a wish, but as the commonplace statement of a fact. – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke
  4. Oh, how like one commonplace mind is to another! – Essays of Schopenhauer by Arthur Schopenhauer
  5. It all looked very commonplace and as innocent as the paper it produced. – Starr, of the Desert by B. M Bower

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