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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Correct spelling:
etiolated
Definition:
( especially of plants) developed without chlorophyll by being deprived of light; " etiolated celery"

Synonyms:

adjective
feeble
enervated, fragile, helpless, impotent, inefficient, insufficient, lame, fainter, anemic, sapless, wimpy, Strengthless, in firm, out of gas.
washed-out
washed-out, washed out.
noun
etiolated
blanched, colorless, colourless, etiolate.
Examples of usage:
  1. Next door to the jeweller's was a studio supporting the arts, with local pottery shaped as etiolated blue cats and yellow puppies; and there one could get picture postcards of the London favourites in revue, and some water- colour paintings of the local coast which an advertisement affirmed were real. – Waiting for Daylight by Henry Major Tomlinson
  2. The Amir was an etiolated young man of twenty- four or twenty- five, plain and thin- bearded, with a yellow complexion, wrinkled brows and protruding eyes. – The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wright
  3. He, the uncaught bachelor, the flaneur, the epicurean, he who lived for his pleasures, taking them with a calculated moderation that he might preserve the power to enjoy; she, the etiolated, the subtle, the earnest follower of art, she who seemed always a little too earnest and conventional for that group of the frivolous and unconventional rich- people had wondered for years how there could be anything between them. – The Readjustment by Will Irwin
  4. His abstract and etiolated internationalism has been replaced by the warm humanity of writers like, say, David or Pernerstorfer. – The Open Secret of Ireland by T. M. Kettle
  5. His appearance was that of a little Indian Rajah, an etiolated youth twenty- four or twenty- five years old, plain and thin- bearded, with a yellow complexion, wrinkled brows and protruding eyes. – First Footsteps in East Africa or, an Exploration of Harar by Richard F. Burton

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