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commonness

Synonyms:

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

Synonyms:

adjective
descendent
declining, down, downward, drooping, sagging, sinking.
descending
descendent.
drowsy
dazed, dopy, dozing, dreamy, drugged, heavy, indolent, lackadaisical, languid, lazy, lulling, napping, nodding, restful, soothing, tired, half asleep.
nodding
asleep, comatose, dopey, dozy, drowsy, hypnotic, inactive, lethargic, listless, quiet, sleeping, sleepyhead, slow, sluggish, slumberous, slumbery, somnolent, soporific, torpid, yawning, out of it, draggy, slumbersome, snoozy, heavy*, blah*, out*.
one-dimensional
flash*.
slumberous
sleepyhead, slumbery, draggy, slumbersome.
soporific
anesthetic, balmy, calming, deadening, dull, mesmerizing, narcotic, numbing, opiate, quietening, sedative, somniferous, tranquilizing.
superficial
apparent, casual, cosmetic, cursory, desultory, empty, evident, exterior, external, flash, flimsy, frivolous, general, glib, half-baked, hasty, hurried, ignorant, inattentive, lightweight, one-dimensional, ostensible, outward, partial, passing, perfunctory, peripheral, seeming, shallow, shoal, silly, sketchy, skin-deep, slapdash, slight, summary, surface, trivial, uncritical, warped, Depthless, on the surface, smattery, tip of the iceberg, quick-fix.
weeping
cernuous, pendulous.
noun
nodding
asleep, cernuous, dozing, dozy, drooping, drowsing, drowsy, napping, pendulous, unerect.
verb
greeting
approaching, bowing, embracing, greeting, hugging, kissing, signaling, smiling, waving, welcoming, Accosting, Acknowledging, Noticing, Receiving, Saluting, Vociferating, kowtowing, hailing, curtsying, shaking hands with.
hanging
dangling, drooping, hanging, lolling, sagging, swaying, swinging, trailing, Bobbing, Draggling, Draping.
indicating
alerting, branding, flagging, gesticulating, guiding, marking, pointing, pointing out, prompting, symbolizing, winking, Beckoning, Betokening, Denoting, Designating, Gesturing, Indicating, Labeling, Motioning, Noting, Notifying, Nudging, Shrugging, Tagging, Ticketing, Stamping, cueing.
nod
acknowledge, acquiesce, agree, approve, assent, beckon, bend, bow, concur, consent, curtsy, dip, doze, drift, drift off, droop, drowse, duck, greet, indicate, nap, recognize, respond, salute, sign, signal, sleep, slump, say yes, be sleepy, become inattentive.
Examples of usage:
  1. There was a knowing smile now and then, a sage nodding of the head. – That Little Girl of Miss Eliza’s by Jean K. Baird
  2. She talks of a certain Captain Warkworth- Yes, said the Duchess, nodding. – Lady Rose's Daughter by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  3. " So glad," Letitia remarked, nodding to Thain. – The Wicked Marquis by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  4. We was shut up in the kitchen, and I was mostly nodding from the time I locked up at eleven till master came home at two. – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  5. " I am sure it would not," exclaimed the leader of the Opposition, nodding his head violently. – Soldiers of Fortune by Richard Harding Davis

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