Definition of Commonness

1. Noun. The state of being that is commonly observed.

Exact synonyms: Expectedness
Generic synonyms: Normalcy, Normality
Derivative terms: Common, Common, Expected



2. Noun. The quality of lacking taste and refinement.
Exact synonyms: Coarseness, Grossness, Raunch, Vulgarism, Vulgarity
Generic synonyms: Inelegance
Derivative terms: Coarse, Common, Common, Gross, Raunchy, Vulgar, Vulgar

3. Noun. Ordinariness as a consequence of being frequent and commonplace.
Exact synonyms: Commonplaceness, Everydayness
Generic synonyms: Mundaneness, Mundanity, Ordinariness
Specialized synonyms: Prosaicness, Prosiness, Usualness
Attributes: Common, Uncommon
Derivative terms: Common, Common, Commonplace, Everyday, Everyday
Antonyms: Uncommonness

4. Noun. Sharing of common attributes.
Exact synonyms: Commonality
Generic synonyms: Generality
Specialized synonyms: Solidarity
Attributes: Common
Derivative terms: Common, Common, Common, Common, Common, Common, Common, Common
Antonyms: Individuality

Definition of Commonness

1. n. State or quality of being common or usual; as, the commonness of sunlight.

Definition of Commonness

1. Noun. The quality of being common. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Commonness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Commonness

commoning
commonise
commonised
commonises
commonish
commonising
commonition
commonitions
commonitive
commonitory
commonize
commonized
commonizes
commonizing
commonly
commonness (current term)
commonnesses
commonplace
commonplace book
commonplace books
commonplaced
commonplacely
commonplaceness
commonplaces
commonplacing
commons
commonsense
commonsensible
commonsensical
commonty

Literary usage of Commonness

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1. Thought and Things: A Study of the Development and Meaning of Thought, Or by James Mark Baldwin (1911)
"So far as we are able to bring out any clear lines in what is, at the best, a vague picture, we may say that there is a commonness of emotional intent, ..."

2. Fireside Education by Samuel Griswold Goodrich (1841)
"INTRODUCTION : commonness Л SOURCE OP INDIFFERENCE. All this is susceptible of easy explanation. Familiarity breeds contempt in more ways than one. ..."

3. Visual Illusions: Their Causes, Characteristics and Applications by Matthew LUCKIESH (1922)
"In these cases the concealment of the light-source and the commonness of bas-relief as compared with ab Fig. 74. — a. A disk (above) and a sphere (below) ..."

4. Natural Theology: Or, Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity ...by William Paley, James Paxton by William Paley, James Paxton (1829)
"... by its very diffusion, its commonness, its cheapness ; by its falling to the lot, and forming the happiness, of the great bulk and body of our species, ..."

5. The Church History of Britain, from the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, James Nichols (1842)
"Catechised on his Death-bed in his Faith and Charity. His Death. Of a peaceable Nature. Made Nobility less respected by the commonness thereof. ..."

6. Punishment by Death: Its Authority and Expediency by George Barrell Cheever (1842)
"commonness of the spirit of Cain in human society. WE are now to consider the wisdom and necessity of this ordinance. So far as facts in past ages can teach ..."

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