Pronunciation of Commonplace
/kˈɒmənplˌe͡ɪs/, /kˈɒmənplˌeɪs/, /k_ˈɒ_m_ə_n_p_l_ˌeɪ_s/
Antonyms for commonplace:
Synonyms for commonplace:
second nature, unremarkable, normalcy, overblown, platitudinal, routinely, normality, flesh and blood, white-bread, ordinarily, stereotypical, overused, nondescript, stereotypic, unexceptional, rough-and-ready, characterless, warmed-over, unmemorable, ho-hum, garden-variety, cookie-cutter, bromidic, cut-and-dried, formulaic, day-to-day, no-frills.
Other synonyms and related words:
day-to-day, old, threadbare, trite, popular, worn-out, unexciting, timeworn, stereotypic, cookie-cutter, public, cliche, norm, tasteless, hack, standard-issue, platitudinal, pedestrian, hackneyed, Overworked, platitude, ubiquitous, common or garden, banality, undistinguished, shopworn, banal, typical, rough-and-ready, rule, bromidic, household, routinely, matter of fact, trivial, garden, shopsoiled, unremarkable, garden-variety, ready-made, cut-and-dried, mainstream, unglamorous, prevalent, characterless, ho-hum, stereotyped, unexceptional, unglamourous, indifferent, plain, overblown, hackney, unmemorable, humble, simple, truism, unadventurous, bromide, corny, prosy, rude, stereotypical, workaday, unoriginal, overused, normalcy, earthbound, formulaic, platitudinous, stale, nondescript, musty, cobwebby, fair, moth-eaten, tired, vanilla, warmed-over, middle, well-worn, quotidian, human.
moderate, midmost, medium, ordinary, predominant, middling, normal, common, customary, middle-of-the-road, run-of-the-mill, everyday, mean, mezzo, average, standard, mid, conventional, dominant, usual, median, stereotype, halfway, stock, mainstream, mediocre.
normal, cyclical, regular, accustomed, mundane, Predominating, average, constant, Familiar, habitual, recurrent, frequent, continual, stock, monotonous, prevailing, steady, canonical, orthodox, everyday, chronic, conventional, ordinary, epochal, universal, metronomic, standard, periodic, usual, general, customary, common, traditional, rhythmic, routine.
usual, everyday (adjective)
humdrum, normal, uninteresting, stale, typical, threadbare, characterless, stereotyped, unexceptional, customary, middling, mediocre, middle-of-the-road, prosaic, pedestrian, run-of-the-mill, Familiar, hackneyed, corny, ordinary, mainstream, prevalent, worn-out, vanilla, workaday, conventional, mundane, trite.
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clichéd saying or idea (noun)
bromide, unexciting, unoriginal, ordinary, humdrum, banal, timeworn, threadbare, hackneyed, stock, tired, prosaic, platitude, well-worn, shopworn, unglamorous, cliche, unglamourous, trivial, trite, banality.
Usage examples for commonplace:
- She had come down to the level of the utterly commonplace. - "From the Housetops", George Barr McCutcheon.
- How commonplace the letters were! - "John Marchmont's Legacy, Volume I (of 3)", Mary E. Braddon.
- That's why their leaders are ignorant and commonplace men. - "A People's Man", E. Phillips Oppenheim.