Novel and Ordinary


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Novel adjective – Not known or experienced before.
Ordinary is an antonym for novel in new topic.
Nearby Words: novelty, novelist, novella, novelette, novelize
Antonyms for Novel


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Ordinary adjective – Being of the type that is encountered in the normal course of events.
Usage example: it was a perfectly ordinary and undistinguished shirt

Novel is an antonym for ordinary in average topic.
Nearby Words: ordinal, ordinarily, ordinariness, ordination
Antonyms for Ordinary
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Things that words describes

character novel character ordinary character
fire novel fire ordinary fire
people novel people ordinary people
men novel men ordinary men
Other nouns: house, time, characters, world, day, protagonist, wolves.

Both words in one sentence

  • Posthumous Character Ordinary People: Two in the novel: Buck, as recalled frequently in the novel by his father and brother, and shown in brief flashbacks in the film.
  • In the fourth Haruhi Suzumiya novel, Kyon finds himself in an alternate universe where the SOS members are ordinary humans.
  • Literature / Ordinary People Title Drop: In the novel:They are ordinary people, after all.
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Ordinary and Novel. (2016). Retrieved 2021, September 27, from
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Ordinary or Novel. 2016. Accessed September 27, 2021.

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