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matter-of-fact, prosaic
adj. not fanciful or imaginative; "local guides describe the history of various places in matter-of-fact tones"; "a prosaic and unimaginative essay"
unglamourous, unglamorous, prosaic, humdrum, commonplace
adj. not challenging; dull and lacking excitement; "an unglamorous job greasing engines"
prosy, earthbound, prosaic, pedestrian
adj. lacking wit or imagination; "a pedestrian movie plot"
matter-of-fact, prosaic
adj. not fanciful or imaginative; "local guides describe the history of various places in matter-of-fact tones"; "a prosaic and unimaginative essay"
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accustomed
adj. (often followed by `to') in the habit of or adapted to; "accustomed to doing her own work"; "I've grown accustomed to her face"
aware, cognisant, cognizant
adj. (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception; "was aware of his opponent's hostility"; "became aware of her surroundings"; "aware that he had exceeded the speed limit"
familiar
adj. within normal everyday experience; common and ordinary; not strange; "familiar ordinary objects found in every home"; "a familiar everyday scene"; "a familiar excuse"; "a day like any other filled with familiar duties and experiences"
repeated, recurrent, perennial
adj. recurring again and again; "perennial efforts to stipulate the requirements"
conventional
adj. following accepted customs and proprieties; "conventional wisdom"; "she had strayed from the path of conventional behavior"; "conventional forms of address"
received
adj. widely accepted as true or worthy; "a received moral idea"; "Received political wisdom says not; surveys show otherwise"- Economist
side by side
adj. closely related or associated; "a city in which communism and democracy had to live side by side"
wearying, wearing, tiring, exhausting
adj. producing exhaustion; "an exhausting march"; "the visit was especially wearing"
unglamourous, unglamorous, prosaic, humdrum, commonplace
adj. not challenging; dull and lacking excitement; "an unglamorous job greasing engines"
conventional, ceremonious
adj. rigidly formal or bound by convention; "their ceremonious greetings did not seem heartfelt"
knockabout
adj. suitable for rough use; "a knockabout overcoat"; "a knockabout old car"
knockabout
adj. suitable for rough use; "a knockabout overcoat"; "a knockabout old car"
unstudied, familiar
adj. "lectured in a familiar style"
unstudied, familiar
adj. "lectured in a familiar style"
vulgar, vernacular, common
adj. being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language; "common parlance"; "a vernacular term"; "vernacular speakers"; "the vulgar tongue of the masses"; "the technical and vulgar names for an animal species"
frequent
adj. coming at short intervals or habitually; "a frequent guest"; "frequent complaints"
genial, cordial, amiable, affable
adj. diffusing warmth and friendliness; "an affable smile"; "an amiable gathering"; "cordial relations"; "a cordial greeting"; "a genial host"
friendly
adj. easy to understand or use; "user-friendly computers"; "a consumer-friendly policy"; "a reader-friendly novel"
conversant
adj. well informed about or familiar with; usu followed by "with": "conversant with business trends"
ho-hum, wearisome, tiresome, tedious, slow, irksome, dull, deadening, boring
adj. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"
prosy, earthbound, prosaic, pedestrian
adj. lacking wit or imagination; "a pedestrian movie plot"
habitual
adj. made a norm or custom or habit; "his habitual practice was to eat an early supper"; "her habitual neatness"
ordinary
adj. not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree; "ordinary everyday objects"; "ordinary decency"; "an ordinary day"; "an ordinary wine"
middling, mediocre, fair, average
adj. lacking exceptional quality or ability; "a novel of average merit"; "only a fair performance of the sonata"; "in fair health"; "the caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above average"; "the performance was middling at best"
commonplace
adj. completely ordinary and unremarkable; "air travel has now become commonplace"; "commonplace everyday activities"
workaday, unremarkable, routine, quotidian, mundane, everyday
adj. found in the ordinary course of events; "a placid everyday scene"; "it was a routine day"; "there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute"- Anita Diamant
well-worn, old-hat, stock, trite, tired, timeworn, threadbare, shopworn, hackneyed, commonplace, banal
adj. repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; "bromidic sermons"; "his remarks were trite and commonplace"; "hackneyed phrases"; "a stock answer"; "repeating threadbare jokes"; "parroting some timeworn axiom"; "the trite metaphor `hard as nails'"
ready-made, cliched
adj. repeated regularly without thought or originality; "ready-made phrases"
ready-made, cliched
adj. repeated regularly without thought or originality; "ready-made phrases"
average, normal
adj. conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal; "serve wine at normal room temperature"; "normal diplomatic relations"; "normal working hours"; "normal word order"; "normal curiosity"; "the normal course of events"
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chilly
adj. lacking warmth of feeling; "a chilly greeting"
stolid, impassive
adj. having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily aroused or excited; "her impassive remoteness"; "he remained impassive, showing neither interest in nor concern for our plight"- Nordhoff & Hall; "a silent stolid creature who took it all as a matter of course"-Virginia Woolf; "her face showed nothing but stolid indifference"
philosophic, philosophical
adj. characterized by the attitude of a philosopher; meeting trouble with level-headed detachment; "philosophical resignation"; "a philosophic attitude toward life"
phlegmatical, phlegmatic
adj. showing little emotion; "a phlegmatic...and certainly undemonstrative man"
stoical, stoic
adj. seeming unaffected by pleasure or pain; impassive; "stoic courage"; "stoic patience"; "a stoical sufferer"
unblinking
adj. showing no visible emotion; "stood unblinking and accepted a sentence of a year"
tame
adj. flat and uninspiring
ho-hum, wearisome, tiresome, tedious, slow, irksome, dull, deadening, boring
adj. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"
unimaginative, stodgy, drab, dull
adj. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"
jejune, insipid
adj. lacking interest or significance or impact; "an insipid personality"; "jejune novel"
soporiferous, soporific, narcotic
adj. inducing mental lethargy; "a narcotic speech"
ponderous
adj. labored and dull; "a ponderous speech"
putdownable
adj. (of a book) poorly written and not entertaining
literal, plain
adj. without interpretation or embellishment; "a literal depiction of the scene before him"
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