Synonyms and related words:
and, arid, back-number, banal, barren, bewhiskered, bromidic, common, commonplace, corny, cut-and-dried, derivative, dry, dull, earthbound, fade, familiar, fusty, hackney, hackneyed, infecund, infertile, literal, moth-eaten, mundane, musty, noncreative, nongerminal, nonseminal, old hat, platitudinous, prosaic, prosing, prosy, set, square, staid, stale, stereotyped, sterile, stock, stodgy, stolid, stuffy, threadbare, timeworn, trite, truistic, uncreative, unfanciful, unideal, unimaginative, uninspired, uninventive, unpoetic, unpregnant, unromantic, unromanticized, warmed-over, well-known, well-worn, worn, worn thin

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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