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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
Attic, Babbittish, Philistine, Spartan, abstraction, accustomed, ascetic, austere, average, back-number, bald, banal, banality, bare, baseborn, below the salt, bewhiskered, bourgeois, bromide, bromidic, campy, candid, chaste, chestnut, classic, classical, cliche, cliched, cockney, common, commonly known, commonplace expression, conventional, corn, corny, current, customary, cut-and-dried, direct, dry, dull, everyday, fade, familiar, familiar tune, flat, frank, fusty, garden, garden-variety, general, general idea, generalization, generalized proposition, glittering generality, habitual, hackney, hackneyed, hackneyed expression, hackneyed saying, high-camp, homely, homespun, household, humble, humdrum, inanity, insipid, kitschy, lean, lieu commun, locus communis, low, low-camp, lowborn, lowbred, lowly, matter-of-fact, mean, middle-class, moth-eaten, mundane, musty, natural, neat, no great shakes, nonclerical, nondescript, normal, normative, notorious, old hat, old joke, old saw, old song, old story, open, ordinary, overworked, pedestrian, plain, plain-speaking, plain-spoken, plastic, platitude, platitudinous, plebeian, poetryless, pop, popular, predominating, prescriptive, prevailing, prevalent, prosaic, prosaicism, prosaism, prose, prosing, prosy, proverbial, public, pure, pure and simple, regular, regulation, reiteration, retold story, rubber stamp, rude, run-of-mine, run-of-the-mill, rustic, set, severe, shabby-genteel, shallowness, shibboleth, shopworn, simple, simple-speaking, sober, spare, square, stale, standard, stark, stereotype, stereotyped, stereotyped saying, stock, straightforward, suburban, sweeping statement, tag, talked-about, talked-of, third-estate, threadbare, timeworn, tired, tired cliche, tiresome, trite, trite saying, triteness, triticism, truism, truistic, twice-told tale, typical, unadorned, unaffected, unembellished, uneventful, unexceptional, ungenteel, unidealistic, unimaginative, unimpassioned, universal, universally admitted, universally recognized, unnoteworthy, unoriginal, unpoetic, unpoetical, unremarkable, unromantic, unspectacular, unvarnished, usual, vapid, vernacular, vulgar, warmed-over, well-kenned, well-known, well-recognized, well-understood, well-worn, widely known, wishy-washiness, wonted, workaday, workday, worn, worn thin, worn-out
Dictionary Results for commonplace:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: completely ordinary and unremarkable; "air travel has now
           become commonplace"; "commonplace everyday activities"
    2: not challenging; dull and lacking excitement; "an unglamorous
       job greasing engines" [syn: commonplace, humdrum,
       prosaic, unglamorous, unglamourous]
    3: 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'" [syn: banal, commonplace, hackneyed,
       old-hat, shopworn, stock(a), threadbare, timeworn,
       tired, trite, well-worn]
    n 1: a trite or obvious remark [syn: platitude, cliche,
         banality, commonplace, bromide]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Commonplace \Com"mon*place`\, a.
   Common; ordinary; trite; as, a commonplace person, or
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Commonplace \Com"mon*place`\, n.
   1. An idea or expression wanting originality or interest; a
      trite or customary remark; a platitude.
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   2. A memorandum; something to be frequently consulted or
      referred to.
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            Whatever, in my reading, occurs concerning this our
            fellow creature, I do never fail to set it down by
            way of commonplace.                   --Swift.
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   Commonplace book, a book in which records are made of
      things to be remembered.
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4. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Commonplace \Com"mon*place`\, v. t.
   To enter in a commonplace book, or to reduce to general
   heads. --Felton.
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5. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Commonplace \Com"mon*place`\, v. i.
   To utter commonplaces; to indulge in platitudes. [Obs.]
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