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commonness

Synonyms:

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

Synonyms:

adjective
platitudinal
used-up, Mildewed, cornball, readymade, chainer, familiar tune.
stereotyped
mass-produced, cliched, played out, well-worn, worn thin.
threadbare
imitative.
trite
banal, bathetic, bromidic, chain, common, commonplace, corny, drained, dull, exhausted, flat, hackneyed, jejune, moth-eaten, musty, ordinary, pedestrian, platitudinal, platitudinous, prosaic, ready-made, routine, run-of-the-mill, set, shopworn, stale, stereotyped, stereotypic, stereotypical, stock, threadbare, timeworn, tired, uninspired, unoriginal, used-up, vapid, warmed-over, well-worn, worn, worn-out, Mildewed, Overworked, hokey, cornball, familiar tune, old hat, clichéd, cliché.
Examples of usage:
  1. Allowing for corrections and for the fact that the light was growing dim, as though from an overused battery, the message runs: 'Help. – More Tish by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  2. But when a man has overused his liver till it will not act for him any longer, it is not well for him to resolve that he will forget the weakness of his organ just as he sits down to dinner. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  3. Damn all overused phrases. – An Encounter in Atlanta by Ed Howdershelt
  4. But any nerve that is overused will apparently be affected the same way, and as many outdoor workers take some whiskey straight pretty regularly, it is not surprising to find that some of them have an idiosyncrasy and develop a low grade alcoholic neuritis. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  5. She carried nuts, and candy, and apples in her pocket, had pickles and cake in her room, and studied and munched until it was no doubt a disturbed digestion, rather than an overused brain, that caused the " fits." – What a Young Woman Ought to Know by Mary Wood-Allen

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