12 terms

SAT HOT WORDS LESSON 4

Words relating to Unoriginal, Dull, Played out
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Banal (adj)
dull or stale because of overuse; trite; hackneyed
cliché (noun)
an idea or expression that has become stale due to overuse
derivative (adj.)
unoriginal; taken from something already existing
hackneyed (adj)
made commonplace by overuse; trite
insipid (adj)
lacking flavor or taste; unexciting
lackluster (adj)
lacking vitality, energy, or brightness; boring
Mundane (adj)
commonplace; ordinary
pedestrian (adj)
commonplace, ordinary, unoriginal, mundane
Platitude (noun)
Quality of being dull; an obvious remark uttered as if it were original
prosaic (adj)
dull; commonplace
trite (adj)
unoriginal and stale due to overuse
vapid (adj)
lacking freshness and zest; flat; stale