Commonplace
Commonplace Com"mon*place`, n. 1. An idea or expression wanting originality or interest; a trite or customary remark; a platitude. [1913 Webster]

2. A memorandum; something to be frequently consulted or referred to. [1913 Webster]

Whatever, in my reading, occurs concerning this our fellow creature, I do never fail to set it down by way of commonplace. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

{Commonplace book}, a book in which records are made of things to be remembered. [1913 Webster]


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  • commonplace — n Commonplace, platitude, truism, bromide, cliche mean an idea or expression lacking in originality or freshness. A commonplace is a stock idea or expression which is frequently little more than the obvious, conventional, and easy thing to think… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • commonplace — Álbum de Every Little Thing Publicación 10 de marzo de 2004 Grabación 2003 Género(s) J Pop Durac …   Wikipedia Español

  • Commonplace — Com mon*place , v. t. To enter in a commonplace book, or to reduce to general heads. Felton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Commonplace — Com mon*place , a. Common; ordinary; trite; as, a commonplace person, or observation. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • commonplace — [adj] usual, everyday boiler plate*, characterless, clichéd, colorless, conventional, corny*, customary, dime a dozen*, familiar, familiar tune, garden variety*, hackneyed, humdrum, lowly, mainstream, matterof course, mediocre, middle of the… …   New thesaurus

  • commonplace — [käm′ənplās΄] n. [lit. transl. of L locus communis, Gr koinos topos, general topic] 1. Obs. a passage marked for reference or included in a COMMONPLACE BOOK 2. a trite or obvious remark; truism; platitude 3. anything common or ordinary adj.… …   English World dictionary

  • Commonplace — Com mon*place , v. i. To utter commonplaces; to indulge in platitudes. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • commonplace — index accustomed (customary), average (standard), boiler plate, common (customary), customary …   Law dictionary

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