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commonness

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acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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lower
Definition:
A scowl; a gloomy aspect.

Synonyms:

adjective
decreased
abbreviated, abridged, compressed, concentrated, contracted, decreased, deflated, depleted, diminished, drained, eroded, lessened, shortened, shrunk, truncated, Abated, Receded, Compacted, Curtailed, decremented.
inconsiderable
inconsiderable, of no account.
inferior
menial, minus, entry level, most inferior, second-string, back seat, entry-level, bottom-rung, second-banana, second-fiddle.
less
not as great.
low
abject, ailing, bad, base, baseborn, below, beneath, blue, bottom, bottommost, cheap, coarse, common, contemptible, crass, crestfallen, crouched, dastardly, debilitated, decumbent, deep, deficient, degraded, dejected, depleted, depraved, depressed, despicable, despondent, disgraceful, disheartened, dishonorable, disreputable, dizzy, down, down in the mouth, downcast, downhearted, dying, economical, exhausted, faint, fed up, feeble, flat, forlorn, frail, gloomy, glum, ignoble, ill, ill-bred, inadequate, indisposed, inelegant, inexpensive, inferior, insignificant, level, little, low-down, low-grade, low-lying, low-set, lowborn, lowering, lowly, meager, mean, meek, menial, miserable, modest, moody, morose, nasty, nominal, obscene, obscure, off-color, offensive, paltry, plain, plebeian, poor, poorly, profound, prostrate, puny, raw, reasonable, rough, rude, sad, scant, scrubby, scruffy, scurvy, second-rate, servile, shallow, shoddy, sick, sickly, simple, sinking, slashed, small, sordid, sparse, spiritless, squat, squatty, stricken, stunted, substandard, sunken, trifling, unbecoming, uncouth, undignified, unhappy, unpretentious, unrefined, unwashed, unwell, unworthy, vile, weak, woebegone, woeful, worthless, wretched, Dragged, Subsided, marked down, crumby, cut-rate, down and out, down in the dumps, ground-level, in the pits, low-hanging, not high, rock-bottom, singing the blues, uncostly, unelevated, gross*, blue*.
lower
decreased, diminished, junior, lessened, lesser, low, minor, nether, reduced, second-string, secondary, smaller, subjacent, subordinate, under, bush-league, Curtailed, second-class, lower rung, pared down, second-fiddle.
older
of an earlier time, firstborn, first-born, of a former period.
smaller
shorter.
subordinate
subnormal, subber, adjuvant, Subalternate, underaverage.
unimportant
inconsequential, irrelevant, meaningless, mere, small, superficial, unconsidered, unimportant, of no consequence/of little consequence.
adverb
under
governed, subsumed.
adverb
under
held down, covered by, concealed by, in the power of, on the bottom, on the nether side, on the underside, pressed down, the bottom, to the bottom.
noun
artifact
lower, lower berth.
inferior
nether.
lower
bottom, bring down, chthonian, chthonic, depress, frown, get down, glower, inferior, infernal, junior, junior-grade, less, let down, lour, lower berth, lower-ranking, lowly, nether, petty, secondary, subaltern, subordinate, take down, turn down.
nether
unders.
reduce
de-escalate, demote, ground, push down, scale down.
verb
cheapen
cheapen, degrade, devaluate, devalue, mark down, slash.
decrease
abate, abbreviate, abridge, compact, compress, concentrate, contract, curtail, decrease, decrement, deduct, deflate, deplete, detract, die down, diminish, drain, dwindle, erode, lessen, recede, shorten, shrink, subside, truncate.
depress
attenuate, debase, depress, sink.
descend
come down, decline, descend, drop, fall, fall down, plummet, plunge, settle, slide, slip, slump, topple, tumble.
discount
undersell.
lower
abase, abate, cast down, clip, condescend, couch, curtail, cut, cut back, cut down, de-escalate, debase, decrease, decry, deepen, deflate, degrade, deign, demean, demote, depreciate, depress, descend, devaluate, devalue, diminish, downgrade, droop, drop, ground, humble, humiliate, lessen, let down, mark down, moderate, pare, prune, push down, reduce, scale down, set down, shave, sink, slash, soften, stoop, submerge, take down, tone down, undervalue, Bemean, Demit, Detrude, write off, downsize, roll back, bring low, make lower.
shorten
belittle, clip, condense.
subordinate
junior.
subtract
bob, crop, cut, delete, depreciate, discount, dock, elide, pare, prune, reduce, shave, shear, subtract, trim, weed.
Examples of usage:
  1. I asked, in a lower voice. – The Debit Account by Oliver Onions
  2. She said in a lower tone: " For pity's sake, one word more! – The Saint by Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer
  3. " Each step now is carrying us lower. – Down the Slope by James Otis
  4. That moment the Queen thought that her head was in the sky and the lower half of her body down deep in the earth. – The Irish Fairy Book by Various
  5. The voice spoke lower: " That Bollinger's all gone at last." – The Pretty Lady by Arnold E. Bennett

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