Definition of unoriginal:
Synonyms for unoriginal:
uninspired, slavish, sterile, emulative, moth-eaten, apish, uninventive, ready-made, stale, banal, platitudinous, threadbare, commonplace, bromidic, old, mimetic, cliched, corny, well-worn, stock, canned, unimaginative, epigonic, hackneyed, shopworn, tired, rich, formulaic, trite, timeworn, uncreative, platitudinal, mimic.
Of her small oval face, people were accustomed to say it was all eyes, an unoriginal summarising, but one that forced itself inevitably upon those who met Christian's eyes, clear and shining, of the pale brown that the sun knows how to waken in a shallow pool in a hill- stream, set in a dark fringe of lashes that were like the rushes round the pool.- "Mount Music", E. Oe. Somerville and Martin Ross.
With this would- be German and thoroughly unoriginal culture, the German can nowhere reckon upon victory: the Frenchman and the Italian will always get the better of him in this respect, while, in regard to the clever imitation of a foreign culture, the Russian, above all, will always be his superior.- "On the Future of our Educational Institutions", Friedrich Nietzsche.
- "The Willoughby Captains", Talbot Baines Reed.