unoriginal

adjective un·orig·i·nal \ ˌən-ə-ˈrj-jə-nᵊl , -ˈrij-nəl \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of unoriginal

: lacking originality : not original
  • an unoriginal idea
  • a movie with a highly unoriginal plot
  • an unoriginal thinker

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1749

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