But in the long run, the unoriginal gimmick of having monsters routinely jump out from every suspicious dark corner is used so often that the tension eventually wears off and it all becomes nothing more than a nuisance.
A line of people arranged from shortest to tallest makes for a bland and unoriginal shot.
It is horribly embarrassing to appear unoriginal.
You think they look cheap and unoriginal.
Certain prominent historical differences between Aeolic and Ionic (the digamma and a) are known to be unoriginal.
Her two best books, Corinne and De l'Allemagne, are in all probability almost wholly unoriginal, a little sentiment in the first and a little constitutionalism in the second being all that she can claim.
It is immensely diffuse and pretentious, loaded with digressions, its argument buried under masses of fantastic, uncritical learning, the work of a vigorous but quite unoriginal mind.