Stereotyped Ste"re*o*typed, a. 1. Formed into, or printed from, stereotype plates. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig.: Formed in a fixed, unchangeable manner; as, stereotyped opinions. [1913 Webster]

Our civilization, with its stereotyped ways and smooth conventionalities. --J. C. Shairp. [1913 Webster]

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  • stereotyped — index boiler plate, familiar (customary), mundane, ordinary, routine, trite, typical, usual …   Law dictionary

  • stereotyped — *trite, hackneyed, threadbare, shopworn Analogous words: conventional, formal (see CEREMONIAL): obsolete, archaic, antiquated (see OLD): used, employed, utilized, applied (see USE) Antonyms: changeful …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • stereotyped — [adj] standard, conventional banal, clichéd, cliché ridden, commonplace, corny*, dull, hackneyed, mass produced, ordinary, overused, platitudinous, played out*, stale, standardized, stock, threadbare*, tired*, trite, unoriginal, well worn, worn… …   New thesaurus

  • stereotyped — [ster′ē ətīpt΄, stir′ē ətīpt΄] adj. 1. having the nature of a stereotype; esp., hackneyed; trite; not original or individualized 2. printed from stereotype plates SYN. TRITE …   English World dictionary

  • Stereotyped — Stereotype Ste re*o*type, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stereotyped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stereotyping}.] [Cf. F. st[ e]r[ e]otyper.] 1. To prepare for printing in stereotype; to make the stereotype plates of; as, to stereotype the Bible. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stereotyped — adj. Stereotyped is used with these nouns: ↑image …   Collocations dictionary

  • stereotyped — adjective the stereotyped image of a stewardess Syn: stock, conventional, stereotypical, standard, formulaic, predictable; hackneyed, clichéd, cliché ridden, banal, trite, unoriginal; typecast; informal corny, old hat Ant: unconventional …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • stereotyped — adjective lacking spontaneity or originality or individuality (Freq. 5) stereotyped phrases of condolence even his profanity was unimaginative • Syn: ↑stereotypic, ↑stereotypical, ↑unimaginative • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • stereotyped — adjective Date: 1849 lacking originality or individuality Synonyms: see trite …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stereotyped — См. fòssile …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

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