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commonness

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acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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derangement
Definition:
The act of putting out of order; insanity.

Synonyms:

noun
act
derangement, overthrow, upset.
confusion
disorder, jumble, muddle.
derangement
mental unsoundness, overthrow, unbalance, upset.
disorder
anarchism, anarchy, chaos, clutter, commotion, confusion, deformity, disarrangement, disarray, discomposure, disconnectedness, dishevel, disintegration, disorder, disorderliness, disorganization, entropy, frenzy, fuzziness, incoherence, indefiniteness, indistinctness, inexactness, insanity, lawlessness, laxity, looseness, mess, messiness, obscurity, perturbation, shapelessness, tumult, turmoil, unevenness, amorphousness, formlessness, inchoateness, muddlement.
emotional disorder
mental illness.
insanity
craziness, delirium, dementia, feverishness, hallucination, hysteria, lunacy, madness, mania, neurosis, psychosis, battiness, brain-sickness, kookiness, nuttiness.
mental illness
emotional disorder, maladjustment, mental disease, nervous disorder, paranoia, personality disorder, schizophrenia, Neurotic Disorder, Neurotic Disorders, Paranoias, Personality Disorders, Schizophrenias, maladjustments, disturbed mind, emotional instability, loss of mind, mental sickness, sick mind, troubled mind, unbalanced mind, unsoundness of mind.
psychopathy
psychopathy.
state
derangement, mental unsoundness, unbalance.
trauma
traumatization, up set.
unconformity
aberrance, aberration, abnormality, anomaly, curiosity, deviation, difference, divergence, eccentricity, exception, freakishness, funniness, idiosyncrasy, impropriety, incompatibility, incongruity, inconsistency, irregularity, nonconformity, oddity, outlandishness, peculiarity, quirkiness, singularity, strangeness, uncommonness, unconventionality, unfamiliarity, uniqueness.
Examples of usage:
  1. This does not exclude the other causes above named, nor the influence of a reflex nervous derangement proceeding from the udder to the brain. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  2. I formerly endeavoured to trace the manner in which this derangement arises, and have now only to allude to its influence on the harmony of the moral feelings. – The Philosophy of the Moral Feelings by John Abercrombie
  3. Modern authorities agree that a man cannot have insane delusions and not be in other respects insane, for it is mental derangement which is the cause of the delusion. – Courts and Criminals by Arthur Train
  4. We understand that he was found to be suffering from acute mental derangement and is at present under medical treatment as well as under supervision of the police, who are closely watching the case. – Foe-Farrell by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  5. The mother is not aware all this time that the real source of the derangement is probably in the diet itself; that there is some error here, and that unless this is corrected, the remedies must be worse than useless. – The Maternal Management of Children, in Health and Disease. by Thomas Bull, M.D.

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