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Common misspellings for commonplace

comonplace, commoplace, compliace, comnplete, commomplace.

Definitions of commonplace

  1.   completely ordinary and unremarkable; " air travel has now become commonplace"; " commonplace everyday activities"
  2.   COMMONPLACE- BOOK, a note or memorandum book.
  3.   A trite remark; familliar truth.
  4.   Common: hackneyed.
  5.   An idea or expression wanting originality or interest; a trite or customary remark; a platitude.
  6.   To utter commonplaces; to indulge in platitudes.
  7.   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'"
  8.   An ordinary topic or remark; anything ordinary.
  9.   A common topic or subject: a memorandum: a note.
  10.   Ordinary; neither new nor striking; common place- book, a book in which things wished to be remembered are recorded and arranged under general heads for ready reference.
  11.   To enter in a commonplace book, or to reduce to general heads.
  12.   To enter in a commonplace- book.
  13.   a trite or obvious remark
  14.   An ordinary topic; trite remark; note.
  15.   Common; ordinary; trite; as, a commonplace person, or observation.
  16.   A memorandum; something to be frequently consulted or referred to.
  17.   Trite; hackneyed; ordinary.
  18.   A memorandum.
  19.   not challenging; dull and lacking excitement; " an unglamorous job greasing engines"
  20.   obvious and dull; " trivial conversation"; " commonplace prose"
  21.   Uninteresting; common; neither new nor striking; dull.
  22.   Not remarkable or interesting; ordinary; trite.
  23.   Common; ordinary; trite; not new or striking.
  24.   An ordinary or common topic; a trite remark; a memorandum; anything ordinary.

Antonyms for commonplace

wacky, grateful, off-the-wall, nonconformist, erratic, galvanizing, absorbing, kafkaesque, only, matchless, peerless, numinous, magical, freak, supernatural, handpicked, Aberrational, quaint, direful, out-of-the-way, funky, occult, scarce, spaced-out, operatic, appetizing, toothy, imaginative, dainty, intriguing, irregular, unearthly, enjoyable, fantastic, signal, creepy, one-off, flavorsome, far-out, abnormal, grotesque, unexampled, conspicuous, Picked, scrumptious, superhuman, offbeat, dreamy, atypical, aberrant, savory, mouthwatering, outrageous, appalling, pleasant, infrequent, nice, recherche, salient, fearful, cranky, gripping, yummy, succulent, interesting, visionary, satisfying, favored, blessed, engrossing, weird, nonpareil, awful, cherry-picked, delightful, engaging, majestic, mystic, solemn, idiosyncratic, screwy, prominent, first-line, way out, unique, august, funny, supernormal, welcome, magic, delectable, spookish, unrivaled, bizarro, dreadful, terrible, animating, kinky, striking, noble, preferred, preternatural, notable, theatrical, new, unprecedented, enlivening, exceptional, curious, peculiar, unfamiliar, strange, phenomenal, bizarre, anomaly, unsurpassable, choice, stimulating, inimitable, energizing, stagy, unsurpassed, unaccustomed, spooky, unusual, portentous, felicitous, selected, shocking, transcendent, frightful, onetime, pleasurable, dire, anomalous, stately, select, kooky, delish, elect, unmatched, haunting, exciting, palatable, crazy, Involving, unnatural, favorite, fresh, Delightsome, rare, extraordinary, unheard-of, unconventional, uncommon, intermittent, quirky, monstrosity, imposing, toothsome, eerie, horrible, weirdo, tasteful, miraculous, odd, ambrosial, seldom, luscious, transcendental, remarkable, uncanny, original, singular, sweet, grand, gratifying, off-kilter, deviant, invigorating, melodramatic, occasional, agreeable, outlandish, terrific, flavorful, outre, Queerish, jolly, outstanding, unhackneyed, freakish, congenial, dramatic, unknown, unorthodox, lush, untypical, heavenly, devious, abnormality, riveting, fanciful, one shot, sporadic, delicious, eccentric, oddball, unequaled, wild, pleasing, novel, pretty, tasty, darling, unparalleled, Pioneering, dulcet, deviate, chosen, incomparable, alarming, good.

Quotes of commonplace

  1. Sometimes a neighbor whom we have disliked a lifetime for his arrogance and conceit lets fall a single commonplace remark that shows us another side, another man, really; a man uncertain, and puzzled, and in the dark like ourselves. – Willa Cather
  2. Take a commonplace clean it and polish it, light it so that it produces the same effect of youth and freshness and originality and spontaneity as it did originally, and you have done a poet's job. The rest is literature. – Jean Cocteau
  3. As a rule, said Holmes, the more bizarre a thing is the less mysterious it proves to be. It is your commonplace featureless crimes which are really puzzling, just as a commonplace face is the most difficult to identify. – Arthur Conan Doyle
  4. Let us dig our furrow in the fields of the commonplace – Jean Henri Fabre
  5. The characteristic of the hour is that the commonplace mind, knowing itself to be commonplace has the assurance to proclaim the rights of the commonplace and to impose them wherever it will. – Jose Ortega y Gasset
  6. The offhand decision of some commonplace mind high in office at a critical moment influences the course of events for a hundred years. – Thomas Hardy
  7. It is an accepted commonplace in psychology that the spiritual level of people acting as a crowd is far lower than the mean of each individual's intelligence or morality. – Christian Lous Lange
  8. Most remarks that are worth making are commonplace remarks. The things that makes them worth saying is that we really mean them. – Robert Wilson Lynd
  9. Commonplace people dislike tragedy because they dare not suffer and cannot exult. – John Masefield
  10. Space is going to be commonplace – Christa McAuliffe
  11. Making the simple complicated is commonplace making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity. – Charles Mingus
  12. There is never vulgarity in a whole truth, however commonplace It may be unimportant or painful. It cannot be vulgar. Vulgarity is only in concealment of truth, or in affectation. – John Ruskin
  13. Language is the soul of intellect, and reading is the essential process by which that intellect is cultivated beyond the commonplace experiences of everyday life. – Charles Scribner, Jr.

Usage examples for commonplace

  1. Modern affairs seem a bit commonplace to some of us. ” – The River and I by John G. Neihardt
  2. He broke it by making a commonplace inquiry after her health. ” – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins
  3. But can't you try and write something a little more commonplace or hit upon something that people understand better?" ” – Hunger by Knut Hamsun
  4. He woke the Duchess up, and made a few commonplace remarks about the weather. ” – The Holiday Round by A. A. Milne
  5. It was absolutely not commonplace – The Shadow World by Hamlin Garland
  6. All that was strange to the Heaths was commonplace to him. ” – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  7. Supreme Occasions Men are seldom more commonplace than on supreme occasions. ” – The Note-Books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler
  8. It seemed natural that he and Glory should be going hand in hand into that place of dreams like children at play and hearing joyous voices that were mute and nonexistent in the world of commonplace and fact. ” – The Law of Hemlock Mountain by Hugh Lundsford
  9. This sort of interview, which had become a commonplace with his cousin Ginger, was new to him. ” – The Adventures of Sally by P. G. Wodehouse
  10. Yet the best part of Chaucer's nature, it is hardly necessary to say, was neither conventional nor commonplace – Chaucer by Adolphus William Ward
  11. It was sufficiently commonplace – Black Oxen by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  12. But do you care for him sufficiently to pass a lifetime with him- after the war- an ordinary, commonplace lifetime?" ” – The Red Planet by William J. Locke
  13. It was the most commonplace event to him. ” – The Best Psychic Stories by Various
  14. The words were commonplace enough. ” – The Damned by Algernon Blackwood
  15. She was not at all proper, Betty was glad to see, but as full of fun as an ordinary commonplace girl. ” – Betty Trevor by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
  16. “ I should have imagined that the sea would become very commonplace to men whose business was carried on in boats, and who had spent night after night and day after day from their boyhood on the water; but that is a mistake. ” – Deephaven and Selected Stories & Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett
  17. All this, to you, Luscombe, is commonplace – "The Pomp of Yesterday" by Joseph Hocking
  18. “ " He made a commonplace excuse," I answered. ” – The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins
  19. “ Tragedies became commonplace in those cabins. ” – The Redemption of David Corson by Charles Frederic Goss
  20. Your playing golf with Lord Wolfenden afterwards was commonplace enough!" ” – Mysterious Mr. Sabin by E. Phillips Oppenheim