unoriginal


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un·o·rig·i·nal

 (ŭn′ə-rĭj′ə-nəl)
adj.
Lacking originality; trite.

unoriginal

(ˌʌnəˈrɪdʒɪnəl)
adj
not fresh and unusual
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unoriginal - not originalunoriginal - 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
conventional - following accepted customs and proprieties; "conventional wisdom"; "she had strayed from the path of conventional behavior"; "conventional forms of address"
uncreative - not creative; "an uncreative imagination"
stale - lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age; "stale bread"; "the beer was stale"
secondary - being of second rank or importance or value; not direct or immediate; "the stone will be hauled to a secondary crusher"; "a secondary source"; "a secondary issue"; "secondary streams"
original - being or productive of something fresh and unusual; or being as first made or thought of; "a truly original approach"; "with original music"; "an original mind"

unoriginal

adjective
Translations

unoriginal

[ˈʌnəˈrɪdʒɪnəl] ADJpoco original

unoriginal

adjwenig originell

unoriginal

[ˌʌnəˈrɪdʒɪnl] adjpoco originale, privo/a di originalità
References in classic literature ?
It was so cleverly stupid and unoriginal, and also so convincing, that the leaders cannot help but regard him as safe and sure, while his platitudes are so much like the platitudes of the average voter that - oh, well, you know you flatter any man by dressing up his own thoughts for him and presenting them to him.
Yulia is sweet, sarcastic and sparky, almost singlehandedly giving life to a startlingly unoriginal script.
AND Red Dwarf XI on Dave - dated, unoriginal, geeky.
Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 suffers from unoriginal writing.
While the author's attempt to incorporate science into fiction is laudable, the plot is unoriginal, analogous to the Harry Potter series; however, this could be the selling point of this novel.
IT may be unoriginal, but favourite Kingman looks the most likely winner in the QIPCO 2,000 Guineas next Saturday.
Trunk call to Tom IN the most unoriginal opening line ever, Tom Daley is about to make a splash at a forthcoming awards night.
7% of work submitted to the system was flagged as having more than three quarters of unoriginal - or potentially plagiarised - content.
Newcastle-based plagiarism detection software Turnitin has led to a 59% reduction in unoriginal content in student essays.
It may be unoriginal, but it's an enjoyable enough British chiller, with lashings of black humour in among the blood and gore.
Unoriginal in plot and execution, "Magnificent" made its presence known opening weekend, taking in $1.