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Consider the sentence:

Although design plans were not required, they are included in the appendix to demonstrate the typicality of our design.

I want to reassure/emphasize that the underlying ideas of the design are not something complicated/unique but very,very typical indeed. However, I don't want to use informal phrases like ... how typical our design is.

Anyone knows of any good synonyms?

  • hum-drum, banal, run-of-the-mill – Greg Lee Apr 23 '15 at 4:17
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Conventionality is listed in LDOCE as a noun derived from the adjective conventional (not exactly a synonym, but related to typical). But when you try to look conventionality up, the same dictionary doesn't provide a definition, just refers to conventional.

  • Despite your dictionary's shortcomings, "conventionality" - as in: 'consistent with the usual', would be a good fit in this case. – Oldbag Apr 23 '15 at 13:52
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It sounds to me to be quite formal.

See examples of

"typicality of our"

at Google Books.

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