[kom-uh n-pleys] /ˈkɒm ənˌpleɪs/
ordinary; undistinguished or uninteresting; without individuality:
a commonplace person.
trite; hackneyed; platitudinous:
a commonplace remark.
a well-known, customary, or obvious remark; a trite or uninteresting saying.
anything common, ordinary, or uninteresting.
Archaic. a place or passage in a book or writing noted as important for reference or quotation.
ordinary; everyday: commonplace duties
dull and obvious; trite: commonplace prose
something dull and trite, esp a remark; platitude; truism
a passage in a book marked for inclusion in a commonplace book, etc
an ordinary or common thing
1540s, “a statement generally accepted,” literal translation of Latin locus communis, from Greek koinos topos “general topic.” See common (adj.) + place (n.). The adjectival sense of “having nothing original” dates from c.1600.
noun 1. a book in which noteworthy quotations, comments, etc., are written. noun 1. a notebook in which quotations, poems, remarks, etc, that catch the owner’s attention are entered
- Common plantar digital nerve
common plantar digital nerve n. Any of three nerves derived from the medial plantar nerve and one from the lateral plantar nerve that supply the skin of the ball of the foot and terminate as the proper plantar digital nerves to the side of each toe.
plural noun, Law. 1. civil actions or proceedings between private citizens. 2. Also, Common Pleas. . noun 1. short for Court of Common Pleas
noun 1. prayer for reciting by a group of worshipers, especially the liturgy for public worship prescribed by the Church of England. 2. (initial capital letters) . noun 1. the liturgy of public services of the Church of England, esp Morning and Evening Prayer