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commonness

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acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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paralytic
Definition:
1. Relating to paralysis. 2. A person suffering from paralysis.

Synonyms:

adjective
impaired in movement
disabled, immobile, inactive, incapacitated, insensible, lame, numb, palsied, paralyzed, paraplegic, powerless, quadriplegic, immobilized, diplegic, palsified.
inert
apathetic, catatonic, comatose, dormant, idle, immobile, inactive, inanimate, inert, insensible, languid, languorous, lethargic, lifeless, listless, motionless, passive, sedentary, sluggish, stagnant, static, stationary, still, vegetative, Reposing.
palsied
arthritic, atonic, neurasthenic, rheumatic, sclerotic, spastic, tremorous.
pert
paralytic, paralytical.
noun
paralytic
paralytical, paralyzed, unfit.
person
paralytic.
powerless
crippled, disabled, palsied, paraplegic, sick, Siderated, Physically Disabled, diplegic, palsified.
verb
disabled
palsied.
Examples of usage:
  1. In the month of February he sustained a paralytic shock; as soon as I heard of this I went to Miss Scott, from whom I learned the particulars. – Marriage by Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
  2. Deacon Little had died also, and Jim and Sally had been obliged to go back to the old homestead to live, to take care of Mrs. Little, who was now a helpless paralytic. – Hetty's Strange History by Anonymous
  3. Thou art crooked as the finger of a paralytic. – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  4. The problem that is set before a man when you tell him to effect self- improvement is something like that which confronted that poor paralytic lying in the porch at the pool: 'If you can walk you will be able to get to the pool that will make you able to walk. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  5. There was La Loiseau, whose habits were so abominably filthy that her nurslings rotted as on a manure heap; there was La Vimeux, who never purchased a drop of milk, but picked up all the village crusts and made bran porridge for her charges as if they had been pigs; there was La Gavette too, who, being always in the fields, left her nurslings in the charge of a paralytic old man, who sometimes let them fall into the fire; and there was La Cauchois, who, having nobody to watch the babes, contented herself with tying them in their cradles, leaving them in the company of fowls which came in bands to peck at their eyes. – Fruitfulness Fecondite by Emile Zola

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