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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Correct spelling:
Tierney
Examples of usage:
  1. The men had evidently been expecting something of this sort, for without a moment's hesitation Tierney, speaking for his companions, replied that the captain's liberal offer was accepted, and they would do all that men could do to make the Osprey's voyages profitable. – Marcy The Blockade Runner by Harry Castlemon
  2. Of course I can't grant all the hands the same privilege, so I will make the bargain for you through my agent, and Tierney and the rest needn't know a thing about. – Marcy The Blockade Runner by Harry Castlemon
  3. Mr. Tierney was foremost among the reformers in the perilous times of the treason trials, in 1794- was a prominent member of the society of " Friends of the People"- penned the admirable petition to Parliament, in which that association demonstrated the necessity and safety of an enlarged suffrage, and an equal representation- and, having attained a highly respectable standing at the bar, entered Parliament in 1796, the year before Fox and the heads of the Opposition unwisely abandoned their attendance upon the House, because they despaired of arresting the course of Pitt. – Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland by Henry B. Stanton
  4. So let me present you to my friend, Mr. Tierney," a middle- aged man, whose broad, white forehead and deep- set eyes gave a character to features that were otherwise not remarkable in expression, and who bowed rather stiffly. – Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2) by Charles Lever
  5. The masculine understanding and powerful intellect of Tierney vied with the brilliant and dazzling conceptions of Sheridan. – Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2) by Charles Lever

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