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commonness

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acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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ordinary
Definition:
Usual; common; inferior.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
ordinary.
average
dominant, halfway, mainstream, mean, median, mediocre, medium, mezzo, mid, middle-of-the-road, middling, midmost, moderate, predominant, run-of-the-mill, stereotype, unexceptional, usual, average, boilerplate, common, commonplace, conventional, customary, everyday, normal, nowhere, standard, stock.
average; not distinctive
characterless, common, commonplace, conventional, dull, fair, garden, generic, homespun, household, humble, indifferent, inferior, mean, mediocre, modest, pedestrian, plain, plastic, prosaic, second-rate, simple, so-so, stereotyped, undistinguished, uneventful, unexceptional, uninspired, unmemorable, unpretentious, unremarkable, vanilla, workaday, white-bread, unnoteworthy, garden variety, no great shakes.
cheap
junky, second-rate, shoddy, tawdry, rinky-dink, scroungy, second rate, secondrate, two bit, catchpenny, rubbishy, cruddy, glitzy, no bargain, no good, rinkydink, small time.
common, regular
accustomed, customary, established, everyday, frequent, general, habitual, humdrum, natural, normal, popular, prevailing, public, quotidian, routine, run-of-the-mill, settled, standard, stock, traditional, typical, usual, wonted, Familiar.
cut-and-dried
prearranged, in the cards, cut and dried.
daily
circadian, day by day, day-to-day, diurnal, from day to day, once a day, once daily, most often.
different
unusual.
domestic
household.
dull
out-of-date, prosy, repetitious, repetitive, usual thing, earthbound, unexciting, uninspiring, longwinded, oft-repeated, big yawn, out of date.
habitual
habitual, recurrent, disciplined, routine.
humble
menial, proletarian, reverential, self-conscious, timorous, trivial, unassuming, unpretentious, low-ranking, supplicatory, unambitious, Low-born.
inconspicuous
unemphatic, Unconspicuous, low-profile, low key.
inferior
good-for-nothing, junker, most inferior, low-grade, low-rent, low-quality.
literal
unerring, to the letter, undeviating, unexaggerated, not figurative, the letter.
lowly
cast down, lowborn, unwashed.
mean
down-at-heel, down at heel.
mediocre
banal, modest, so-so, suburban, average, common, mean, mediocre, mundane, normal, routine, standard, usual, no great shakes, of poor quality.
moderate
piddling.
nondescript
unclassifiable, unclassified, unmemorable.
open-and-shut
self-explanatory, nailed down, in the bag, iced, undisguised, Cinched, clear as a bell, clear cut, open and shut, sewn up.
pedestrian
truistic.
poor
subnormal, poorer, niggardly, SUBPAR..
regular
accustomed, average, canonical, chronic, common, commonplace, constant, continual, conventional, customary, cyclical, epochal, everyday, frequent, general, habitual, monotonous, mundane, normal, orthodox, periodic, prevailing, recurrent, regular, rhythmic, routine, standard, steady, stock, traditional, universal, Familiar, Predominating, metronomic, usual.
respectable
well-thought-of, Redoubted, be fitting, be coming.
second-class
second-class, second class.
stereotyped
mass-produced, played out, well-worn, worn thin.
succinct
bald, blunt, candid, casual, clear, direct, folksy, frank, honest, informal, intelligible, outspoken, prosaic, simple, stark, straightforward, unadorned, uncluttered, unpretentious, Plain-spoken, unpoetical.
uncomely
not much for looks, not much to look at, short on looks.
uneventful
unfateful.
unimaginative
prosaic.
uninspired
unimpressed, unmotivated, phoned in.
unnoticeable
unnoticeable.
used to
at home with.
vulgar
plebeian.
noun
artifact
ordinary.
extraordinary
special, uncommon, unusual.
ordinary
average, banal, banausic, characterless, common, commonplace, cut-and-dried, cut-and-dry, everyday, fair, indifferent, mediocre, middling, mundane, nondescript, ordinary bicycle, passable, quotidian, routine, run-of-the-mill, run-of-the-mine, so-so, tolerable, trivial, unexceptional, unremarkable, workaday.
person
ordinary.
state
ordinary.
table d'hote
Ordinaries, communal table.
verb
ornamented
elaborate.
Examples of usage:
  1. " We are ordinary people. – Furze the Cruel by John Trevena
  2. " I don't want to go to- night," Maggie said, then she burst out: " Oh, can't I lead an ordinary life like other girls- be free and find things out for myself, not only go by what older people tell me- earn my living and be free? – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  3. I saw it was no ordinary woman with whom we had to do. – 54-40 or Fight by Emerson Hough
  4. With ordinary luck he should have had time to carry out this plan; but everything went wrong from the start. – Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
  5. They talked about the fire in low tones, and I could see that they felt more sad about Mrs. Montague's death than if she had died in an ordinary way. – Beautiful Joe by Marshall Saunders

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