Meaning: tr
ordinary, uninteresting
In my grandmother's lifetime, both telephones and computers have become commonplace.
It is a mistake to confound strangeness with mystery. The most commonplace crime is often the most mysterious, because it presents no new or special features from which deductions may be drawn.
That's commonplace.
Space travel will be commonplace some time in the future.
No new horror can be more terrible than the daily torture of the commonplace.
Mass shootings in the United States have become commonplace.
Playing whist by the cabin lamps when it is storming outside is pleasant; walking the quarterdeck in the moonlight is pleasant; smoking in the breezy foretop is pleasant when one is not afraid to go up there; but these are all feeble and commonplace compared with the joy of seeing people suffering the miseries of seasickness.
Boredom is commonplace.
His way of thinking is commonplace.
For my multi-talented sister, able do anything with ease, it seems that my commonplace self is something whose existence she finds very hard to forgive.
Added on 2019-04-25 | by m1gin | View: 178

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