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commonplace

a passage in a book marked for inclusion in a commonplace book, etc.
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Early in the film the casual commonplaceness of horror is conveyed as Marjane and the neighborhood kids cavalierly play "torture" and scheme to tear a boy's eyes out for his father's rumored involvement in the Shah's secret police.
It is that commonplaceness that led one observer to trivialize the communicative tool of television as "nothing more than a kitchen appliance" (p.
Some show us what our American language can do, some surprise by the banality of their usage, but many amaze by the commonplaceness of their message.
The issue of commonplaceness has potentially grave consequences for the application of RCRA.