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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Correct spelling:
fustian

Synonyms:

adjective
exaggerated
inflated.
feckless
good-for-nothing, hopeless, ineffective, uncareful.
meaningless
meaningless, doesn't cut it, unmeaning, Purportless, Unpurposed.
pompous
arrogant, boastful, bombastic, conceited, highfalutin, lofty, ostentatious, pontifical, portentous, pretentious, ranting, self-centered, self-important, vain, vainglorious, Flaunting, high and mighty, puffed up.
verbose
periphrastic, repetitious, repetitive, tautological, Tautologous, circumlocutory, full of air, palaverous, yacking.
wordy
verbose.
noun
artifact
fustian.
boasting
bombast.
bombast
euphuism, pomposity, wordiness.
flatulence
empty talk, idle words, windiness, flatulence.
fustian
blah, bombast, claptrap, rant.
Examples of usage:
  1. Then he was fond of buying horses, and dogs, and carriages, and used to hold a levee at Spider Court of disreputable- looking men in fustian corduroys, much to Leonard Dagle's disgust. – Only One Love, or Who Was the Heir by Charles Garvice
  2. All fools did not wear fustian, some of them wore fur- lined coats and drove motor- cars; the things that mattered were heart and intellect. – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  3. There is something touching in the whiteness of a well- worn shirt, and the careful patches of a poor man's old fustian coat. – Home-Life of the Lancashire Factory Folk during the Cotton Famine by Edwin Waugh
  4. Many passages are mere fustian, some are outrages against all taste; but others have a sublimity not often surpassed. – The Age of Tennyson by Hugh Walker
  5. It was not long before Ulenspiegel returned, well washed and clothed in fustian. – The Legend of the Glorious Adventures of Tyl Ulenspiegel in the land of Flanders and elsewhere by Charles de Coster

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