HyperDic: commonplace

English > 4 senses of the word commonplace:
ADJECTIVEallcommonplacecompletely ordinary and unremarkable
allcommonplace, humdrum, prosaic, unglamorous, unglamourousnot challenging / challenging
allcommonplace, banal, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock, threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite, well-wornrepeated / repeated too often
NOUNcommunicationcommonplace, platitude, cliche, banality, bromidea trite or obvious remark
commonplace > pronunciation
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English > commonplace: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCompletely ordinary and unremarkable.
Examples
  • "air travel has now become commonplace"
  • "commonplace everyday activities"
Broaderordinarynot exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree
Nounscommonplacenessordinariness as a consequence of being frequent and commonplace
English > commonplace: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot challenging / challenging; dull and lacking excitement.
Synonymshumdrum, prosaic, unglamorous, unglamourous
Broaderunexcitingnot exciting
Spanishaburrido, ordinario, vulgar
English > commonplace: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningrepeated / repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse.
Example "his remarks were trite and commonplace"
Synonymsbanal, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock, threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite, well-worn
Broaderunoriginalnot original
Spanishbanal, gastado, manida, manido, sabida, sobada, sobado, trillada, trillado, trivial
Catalanbanal
Nounscommonplacea trite or obvious remark
English > commonplace: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA trite or obvious remark.
Synonymsplatitude, cliche, banality, bromide
Broaderremark, comment, inputA statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
truismAn obvious truth
Spanishbanalidad, cliché, fruslería, futilidad, lugar común, nimiedad, perogrullada, tópico, trivialidad
Catalanbanalitat, fotesa, futilesa, futilitat, nimietat, tòpic, trivialitat
Adjectivescommonplacerepeated / repeated too often

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