Sentence Examples


  • They just live their own old, quiet, and commonplace life, thought Natasha.
  • And in this same commonplace book the following entry made by Newton himself, many years afterwards, gives a further account of the nature of his work during the period when he was an undergraduate: " July 4, 1699.
  • Nearly all his works possess genuine and solid merits which raise them above the commonplace, and many of them still remain valuable.
  • The town hall and the university buildings, dating from 1712 and restored in 1886, are commonplace erections; but to the south of the Ludwigsplatz, upon which most of the academical buildings lie, stands the new university library, a handsome structure of pink sandstone in German Renaissance style.
  • We do not need to be reminded that Beatrice's adorer had a wife and children, or that Laura's poet owned a son and daughter by a concubine, in order to perceive that the mystic passion of chivalry was compatible in the middle ages with commonplace matrimony or vulgar illegitimate connexions.
 

How would you define commonplace? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus