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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
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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.
Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2 suffers from unoriginal writing.
IT may be unoriginal, but favourite Kingman looks the most likely winner in the QIPCO 2,000 Guineas next Saturday.
colleges and universities over five-year period reveal significant reduction of unoriginal writing and rapid adoption of online grading.
In the most unoriginal opening line ever, Tom Daley is about to make a splash at a forthcoming awards night.
Trunk call to Tom IN the most unoriginal opening line ever, Tom Daley is about to make a splash at a forthcoming awards night.
Newcastle-based plagiarism detection software Turnitin has led to a 59% reduction in unoriginal content in student essays.
7% of work submitted to the system was flagged as having more than three quarters of unoriginal - or potentially plagiarised - content.
It may be unoriginal, but it's an enjoyable enough British chiller, with lashings of black humour in among the blood and gore.
This seems to me to be an interesting if unoriginal way of saving a little on spending.
In her recent book Unoriginal Genius, Marjorie Perloff questions the "establishment" tradition in which authenticity is given the highest value and inauthenticity is given the lowest.