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Ordinary and normal

BAU

abbreviation

business as usual: used for referring to a situation where everything is happening as normal, especially after a period when it was not

normal

adjective

something that is normal is how you expect it to be, and is not unusual or surprising in any way

ordinary

adjective

normal or average, and not unusual or special

standard

adjective

generally used or accepted as normal

routine

adjective

ordinary and not interesting or special

commonplace

adjective

not unusual

mundane

adjective

ordinary and not interesting or exciting, especially because of happening too regularly

unremarkable

adjective

very ordinary, with no qualities that interest or impress you

unexceptional

adjective

not unusual, exciting, or especially good

nondescript

adjective

very ordinary and not interesting or attractive

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