What is the opposite of special?

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Adjective
Opposite of distinguished by a unique attribute
“If you were to ask me, my most objective view would be that this unremarkable creature is as common as a garden snail.”
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by something exceptional or beyond ordinary
“From the beginning, it was apparent that she was not an ordinary child.”
Adjective
Opposite of something or someone that is beloved
“Because of the affair, you have become irrelevant to me.”
Adjective
Opposite of bearing exclusiveness
“Once payment has been accepted, you will then get unrestricted access to all the facilities at this gym.”
Adjective
Opposite of something precise or exact
“We cannot let you through because you have provided improper documents to verify your identity.”
Adjective
Opposite of of being a once-off event or situation
“A recurring problem at the park was the amount of litter that would accumulate each day.”
Adjective
Opposite of distinct or special to a specific individual, thing or circumstance
Adjective
Opposite of of the very best kind
“I have come across parents like him who simply shrug their shoulders when you outline their children's atrocious behavior.”
Adjective
Opposite of granted special treatment or attention
“Duck was Amelie's nonpreferred choice of protein, yet, despite her objections, her friends still ordered the dish.”
Adjective
Opposite of of or relating to the showing or giving of preference
Adjective
Opposite of very fine in quality or luxurious
Adjective
Opposite of preferred to all others of the same kind
Adjective
Opposite of specifically identified to the exclusion of anything else
“My five-in-one pressure cooker enables me to cook in multiple ways.”
Adjective
Opposite of having an air of class or luxury, especially due to being costly
“We are in a cheap restaurant in a middle-of-nowhere town in Nevada that just happens to have one, unassailable attraction.”
Adjective
Opposite of having qualities which inspire hope
Adjective
Opposite of steadfast and constant
Adjective
Opposite of serving to identify as belonging to an individual or group
“That is an atypical location to find this breed of snake, as it usually thrives in warmer conditions.”
Adjective
Opposite of on very affectionate or intimate terms
“My daughter and I have sadly become rather distant in recent years.”
Adjective
Opposite of being the one or ones of a class with no other members
“The combined group of more than six thousand brokers will control about thirty percent of the market.”
Adjective
Opposite of granted special treatment or attention
“Tyrion had always felt like a third wheel and unbeloved compared to the rest of his Lannister siblings.”
Adjective
Opposite of only used by or consisting of a privileged group
“Impaired judgment may take the form of diminished concern for the future, increased risk-taking, unrestrained drinking of alcohol, and indiscriminate selection of food.”
Adjective
Opposite of denoting increased dedication on an individual level toward an issue or cause
“This issue is trivial and hardly worth more than my marginal attention.”
Adjective
Opposite of being so low in cost as to resemble being free of charge
Adjective
Opposite of including many small descriptive features
Adjective
Opposite of denoting a high degree of seriousness
“This is a frivolous matter which can be ignored.”
Adjective
Opposite of sophisticated in a way that is intended to impress
“I just need some plain utensils for everyday use.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or giving an atmosphere
Adjective
Opposite of having only a single instance
“The victim told the police that the abuse happened on multiple occasions.”
Adjective
Opposite of privately owned and not for general or public use
“The amenities outside are meant for public use.”
Adjective
Opposite of rare or without equal
“Only one other player has a record equivalent to his.”
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of denoting a close or intimate relationship
“Our relationship is strictly professional and, to be honest, frankly impersonal in nature.”
Noun
Opposite of an item or story published or broadcast by only one source
“I clicked on the catchy headline, but the content turned out to be a nonstory.”
Noun
Opposite of something sold at a loss
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