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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Correct spelling:
minority
Definition:
being or relating to the smaller in number of two parts; " when the vote was taken they were in the minority"; " he held a minority position"

Synonyms:

adjective
few
few, inconsiderable, insufficient, meager, middling, occasional, piddling, some, trifling, not many, Unfrequent, scarcely any, few and far between, not too many, widely spaced, semioccasional.
noun
an outnumbered group
opposition, splinter group, less than half, the few, the outnumbered, the outvoted.
attribute
minority.
childhood
puberty, schooldays, Juniority, Pupilage, tender age.
group
minority.
minority
nonage.
the time before one is of legal age
adolescence, childhood, immaturity, pubescence, youth, youthfulness.
youth
greenness, group, ignorance, jejunity, juvenescence, juvenility, nonage, springtide, youngness, Pupilage, awkward age, springtime of life.
Examples of usage:
  1. The Minority Floor Leader knew instinctively who they were and what they wanted. – Epistles-from-Pap-Letters-from-the-man-known-as-The-Will-Rogers-of-Indiana by Durham, Andrew Everett
  2. The war- preaching Press is envenomed by a minority, a minority vitally interested in maintaining these hatreds; but our peoples, I know, ask for peace and liberty, and that alone." – The Healing of Nations and the Hidden Sources of Their Strife by Edward Carpenter
  3. Full precautions were taken to secure the independence of the country both during Mary's minority and for the future. – An Outline of the Relations between England and Scotland (500-1707) by Robert S. Rait
  4. The barons, who had acquired extensive privileges during the reign of King Magnus, had a chance to establish their power still more securely during the minority of his son Erik, who, at his father's death, was but twelve years old. – The Story of Norway by Hjalmar H. Boyesen
  5. The minority kept her mouth closed and her teeth were set hard. – All-Wool Morrison by Holman Day

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