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stereotyped

[ ster-ee-uh-tahypt, steer- ]
/ ˈstɛr i əˌtaɪpt, ˈstɪər- /
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adjective

reproduced in or by stereotype plates.
fixed or settled in form; hackneyed; conventional.

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Origin of stereotyped

First recorded in 1810–20; stereotype + -ed2

synonym study for stereotyped

2. See commonplace.

OTHER WORDS FROM stereotyped

non·ster·e·o·typed, adjectiveun·ster·e·o·typed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for stereotyped

stereotyped
/ (ˈstɛrɪəˌtaɪpt, ˈstɪər-) /

adjective

lacking originality or individuality; conventional; trite
reproduced from or on a stereotype printing plate
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