bromidic


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bro·mid·ic

 (brō-mĭd′ĭk)
adj.
Stale, trite, or commonplace through overuse; clichéd: bromidic gags in sitcoms.

bromidic

(brəʊˈmɪdɪk)
adj
ordinary; dull

bro•mid•ic

(broʊˈmɪd ɪk)

adj.
trite; dull.
[1905–10, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bromidic - given to uttering bromides
2.bromidic - dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality; "bromidic sermons"
unoriginal - not original; not being or productive of something fresh and unusual; "the manuscript contained unoriginal emendations"; "his life had been unoriginal, conforming completely to the given pattern"- Gwethalyn Graham

bromidic

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Its unreal bromidic sentences were punctuated by the "Mrs.
I, too, dislike it, or at least I find too much of it bromidic and unrhymed, muffled in a fog of cottony prose, frightened of shadows or stepping on toes.
This is all set up with the sardonic irony of the opening couplets that play off the usually bromidic phrase of the 'luck of the Irish,' indicating that any luck the Irish have had has been bad--so bad that 'you'd wish you was English instead.
Rule and Ruin never assails moderate Republicans, but unintentionally makes clear that their slight, bromidic raison d'etre is not one to which the author failed to do justice, but one his subjects failed to think through rigorously.
One yearns for the spring day when its bromidic suzerainty will have simpered away.
No one I knew ate raw fish and people ordered pizza with bromidic toppings.