unoriginal

Definitions of unoriginal
  1. adjective
    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”
    Synonyms:
    conventional
    following accepted customs and proprieties
    uncreative
    not creative
    stale
    lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age
    banal, commonplace, hackneyed, old-hat, shopworn, stock, threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite, well-worn
    repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
    bromidic, corny, platitudinal, platitudinous
    dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or originality
    cliched, ready-made
    repeated regularly without thought or originality
    cold, dusty, moth-eaten, stale
    lacking originality or spontaneity; no longer new
    slavish
    blindly imitative
    secondary
    being of second rank or importance or value; not direct or immediate
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    Antonyms:
    original
    being or productive of something fresh and unusual; or being as first made or thought of
    unconventional
    not conforming to accepted rules or standards
    creative, originative
    having the ability or power to create, especially something new or imaginative
    first
    preceding all others in time or space or degree
    avant-garde, daring
    radically new or original
    freehand, freehanded
    done by hand without mechanical aids or devices
    fresh, new, novel
    original and of a kind not seen before
    germinal, originative, seminal
    containing seeds of later development
    groundbreaking, innovational, innovative
    being or producing something like nothing done or experienced or created before
    new, newfangled
    (of a new kind or fashion) gratuitously new
    underivative
    not derivative or imitative
    primary
    of first rank or importance or value; direct and immediate rather than secondary
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