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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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tradition
Definition:
That body of doctrine and discipline, or any article thereof, supposed to have been put forth by Christ or his apostles, and not committed to writing.

Synonyms:

noun
cognition
tradition.
conformity
accordance, acquiescence, adherence, compliance, conformance, conformity, congruity, consistency, convention, correctness, etiquette, formality, manner, obedience, observance, propriety, ritual, submission, submissiveness.
established practice
attitude, belief, birthright, conclusion, convention, culture, custom, customs, ethic, ethics, fable, folklore, form, habit, heritage, idea, inheritance, institution, law, legend, lore, mores, myth, mythology, opinion, practice, praxis, ritual, unwritten law, usage, wisdom, mythos.
folk tale
folk history.
habit
acclimation, addiction, conventionality, custom, disposition, habit, instinct, leaning, mannerism, regularity, routine, rut, second nature, temperament, tendency, trait, treadmill, way of life, wont, Familiarity, daily grind, fixed ways.
heritage
dowry, Dowries, Heirship, Heritance.
house
tribe, ménage.
lore
lore, sayings, mythos, in formation.
orthodoxy
belief, catechism, dogmatism, faithfulness, orthodoxy, religiousness.
regularity
constancy, frequency, monotony, normality, periodicity, predominance, recurrence, rhythm, standard, steadiness, universality.
tradition
custom.
Examples of usage:
  1. There is no reason why everything should be left to mere tradition and chance in a field in which the methods are sufficiently developed to give exact practical results, as soon as distinct practical questions are raised. – Psychology and Social Sanity by Hugo Münsterberg
  2. Tradition says that when rage for arrestings was high, he, being then only twenty- two years old, and his still younger wife, kept themselves and their family armed, their horses saddled and fed by the door, day and night for six months. – Witchcraft of New England Explained by Modern Spiritualism by Allen Putnam
  3. They are the soul of the 'Merrie England' which is our chief tradition. – From the Easy Chair, series 3 by George William Curtis
  4. The Society has an old- established tradition and a settled policy, but in fact it is not now controlled by anything like an Old Gang. – The History of the Fabian Society by Edward R. Pease
  5. They had brought from the old country the tradition of afternoon tea. – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay

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