Antonyms of adj unoriginal

1 sense of unoriginal

Sense 1
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)

original (vs. unoriginal) -- (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")
        => avant-garde, daring -- (radically new or original; "an avant-garde theater piece")
        => freehand, freehanded -- (done by hand without mechanical aids or devices; "a freehand drawing")
        => fresh, new, novel -- (original and of a kind not seen before; "the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem")
        => germinal, originative, seminal -- (containing seeds of later development; "seminal ideas of one discipline can influence the growth of another")
        => innovative, innovational, groundbreaking -- (being or producing something like nothing done or experienced or created before; "stylistically innovative works"; "innovative members of the artistic community"; "a mind so innovational, so original")
        => newfangled, new -- ((of a new kind or fashion) gratuitously new; "newfangled ideas"; "she buys all these new-fangled machines and never uses them")
        => underivative -- (not derivative or imitative; "a natural underivative poet")

Similarity of adj unoriginal

1 sense of unoriginal

Sense 1
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)
       => 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'")
       => bromidic, corny, platitudinal, platitudinous -- (dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality; "bromidic sermons")
       => cliched, ready-made -- (repeated regularly without thought or originality; "ready-made phrases")
       => cold, stale, dusty, moth-eaten -- (lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new; "moth-eaten theories about race"; "stale news")
       => slavish -- (blindly imitative; "a slavish copy of the original")
          Also See-> conventional#1; secondary#1; stale#1; uncreative#1

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