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commonness

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acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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conventional
Definition:
Settled by stipulation or by tacit consent; as sanctioned and currently accepted by tacit agreement; agreeable to accepted standards; agreeable to contract.

Synonyms:

adjective
accepted
accepted, approved, customary, established, orthodox, prevalent, sanctioned, standard, traditional, Passed, Condoned, card-carrying, arrived at.
all
conventional, established.
average
dominant, halfway, mean, median, mediocre, medium, mezzo, mid, middle-of-the-road, middling, midmost, moderate, predominant, run-of-the-mill, stereotype, usual, average, common, commonplace, customary, everyday, normal, ordinary, standard, stock.
cautious
uptight.
common, normal
accepted, accustomed, button-down, commonplace, correct, current, customary, decorous, everyday, expected, fashionable, formal, general, habitual, ordinary, orthodox, plain, popular, predominant, prevailing, prevalent, proper, regular, ritual, routine, square, standard, stereotyped, straight, traditional, tralatitious, typical, usual, well-known, wonted, in established usage.
conforming
complying, conforming, conformist, congruous, consist, correct, formal, mannerly, obedient, proper, submissive, Acquiescing, Adhering, Aping, customary, regular, traditional.
correct
be coming.
de rigueur
a must, conforming to accepted standards.
fashionable
chic, chichi, coordinated, dapper, dashing, decorous, fancy, fashionable, modal, natty, rakish, refined, ritzy, showy, slick, smart, snappy, stylish, swank, up-to-date, vogue, Tony.
habitual
accustomed, common, conditioned, custom, habitual, recurrent, regular, repetitious, routine, timeworn, well-worn, Acclimated, Familiar, disciplined.
hackneyed
out-of-date, timeworn, old-hat, played out, well-worn, old chestnut, old saw, old-chestnut, old-saw, out of date, out-dated, played-out.
mean
medial.
mediocre
second-rate, SOSO, secondrate, fairish, no great shakes, of poor quality.
narrow-minded
opinionated, Unenlarged.
orderly
neat as button, to rights, all together, in order, uncluttered, in shape, in good shape, in apple-pie order, neat as pin, set-up.
orthodox
good, well-established, buttoned-down, doctrinal, in line, according to the book.
parochial
small town, inward-looking.
proper
kosher.
ready-made
readymade.
received
received.
regular
average, canonical, chronic, commonplace, constant, continual, cyclical, epochal, everyday, frequent, general, monotonous, mundane, normal, ordinary, periodic, prevailing, recurrent, rhythmic, steady, stock, universal, Predominating, metronomic, accustomed, common, customary, habitual, orthodox, regular, routine, standard, traditional, usual, Familiar.
right-wing
rightwing, ultra-conservative.
stuffy
puffy, self-important, humorless, prim and proper.
threadbare
imitative.
time-honored
longstanding, taken for granted, Folker.
unexceptional
unexceptional, unimpressive, nothing special, nothing to write home about.
unoriginal
bigoted, bourgeois, conforming, conservative, demure, doctrinal, dogmatic, drippy, hackneyed, hidebound, humdrum, illiberal, inflexible, insular, isolationist, lame, literal, moderate, moral, narrow, narrow-minded, obstinate, parochial, pedestrian, predictable, prosaic, puritanical, rigid, rube, run-of-the-mill, sober, solemn, strict, stuffy, uptight, straight-laced, in rut, not heretical.
unwritten
unrecorded, unformulated, word-of-mouth.
uptight
on the defensive, old fashioned, oldfashioned.
vulgar
plebeian.
wonted
expected.
noun
conventional
accepted, button-down, buttoned-down, ceremonious, conservative, customary, established, formulaic, nonrepresentational, orthodox, received, schematic, square, stereotyped, stereotypic, stereotypical, stodgy, straight, stuffy, traditional, unimaginative.
Examples of usage:
  1. When he spoke of the natural strength of the kingdom, he gave no narrow or conventional account of it. – Burke by John Morley
  2. For a reason that the reader has anticipated, it is not natural, but conventional. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  3. Is that your excuse for leaving me for another, without a word of explanation, or even the conventional form of a divorce? – A Breath of Prairie and other stories by Will Lillibridge
  4. Bud began to pull Sunfish down to a more conventional pace. – Cow-Country by B. M. Bower
  5. The attractions of Brighton are conventional and an imitation of those in London. – The Automobilist Abroad by M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield

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