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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Correct spelling:
sportsmanlike
Definition:
marked by or calling for sportsmanship or fair play; " a clean fight"; " a sporting solution of the disagreement"; " sportsmanlike conduct"

Synonyms:

adjective
sporting
kittenish, Gamesome, coltish, square dealing, larkish, square shooting, straight shooting.
sportsmanly
clean, fair, forthright, good, honest, honorable, sincere, sporting.
noun
sportsmanlike
clean, fair, just, sporting.
Examples of usage:
  1. Still- hunting is the more sportsmanlike way; but the deadlier fashion is this hunting with two or three hounds: the slower they run, the more chance for the guns. – Two Years in Oregon by Wallis Nash
  2. It is the way of life, ladies, but that's where the fun comes in, and it's sportsmanlike to take your chances, gentlemen." – Grace Harlowe's Senior Year at High School or The Parting of the Ways by Jessie Graham Flower
  3. Bert was too sensible and sportsmanlike to resent this, and followed with care and enthusiasm the training of his mentors. – Bert Wilson's Fadeaway Ball by J. W. Duffield
  4. But about that time began the mad warfare for " robes" and " hides," and the only fair and sportsmanlike method of hunting was declared too slow for the greedy buffalo- skinners. – The Extermination of the American Bison by William T. Hornaday
  5. When you begin to regard business in a similar light, playing it as a game in a sportsmanlike manner, then you will begin to get fun out of it- you will begin to make progress. – The Romance of a Great Store by Edward Hungerford

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