Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun commonplace

1 sense of commonplace

Sense 1
platitude, cliche, banality, commonplace, bromide -- (a trite or obvious remark)
       => remark, comment, input -- (a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information; "from time to time she contributed a personal comment on his account")
       => truism -- (an obvious truth)

Antonyms of adj commonplace

3 senses of commonplace

Sense 1
commonplace -- (completely ordinary and unremarkable; "air travel has now become commonplace"; "commonplace everyday activities")

INDIRECT (VIA ordinary) -> extraordinary -- (beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable; "extraordinary authority"; "an extraordinary achievement"; "her extraordinary beauty"; "enjoyed extraordinary popularity"; "an extraordinary capacity for work"; "an extraordinary session of the legislature")

Sense 2
commonplace, humdrum, prosaic, unglamorous, unglamourous -- (not challenging; dull and lacking excitement; "an unglamorous job greasing engines")

INDIRECT (VIA unexciting) -> exciting -- (creating or arousing excitement; "an exciting account of her trip")

Sense 3
banal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock (prenominal), threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite, well-worn -- (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'")

INDIRECT (VIA unoriginal) -> original -- (being or productive of something fresh and unusual; or being as first made or thought of; "a truly original approach"; "with original music"; "an original mind")

Similarity of adj commonplace

3 senses of commonplace

Sense 1
commonplace -- (completely ordinary and unremarkable; "air travel has now become commonplace"; "commonplace everyday activities")
       => ordinary (vs. extraordinary) -- (not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree; "ordinary everyday objects"; "ordinary decency"; "an ordinary day"; "an ordinary wine")

Sense 2
commonplace, humdrum, prosaic, unglamorous, unglamourous -- (not challenging; dull and lacking excitement; "an unglamorous job greasing engines")
       => unexciting (vs. exciting) -- (not exciting; "an unexciting novel"; "lived an unexciting life")

Sense 3
banal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock (prenominal), threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite, well-worn -- (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'")
       => unoriginal (vs. original) -- (not original; not being or productive of something fresh and unusual; "the manuscript contained unoriginal emendations"; "his life had been unoriginal, conforming completely to the given pattern"- Gwethalyn Graham)

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