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common
Definition:
Not distinguished or exceptional; inconspicuous; ordinary; plebeian; often in a depreciatory sense.

Synonyms:

adjective
acceptable
swell, goodish, copacetic, up to code, peachy keen, on the beam, hunky-dory, cooking with gas, Hepper, hep, pleasant, in the swim, hunky dory, unobjectionable, up to snuff.
all
common.
average
median, boilerplate, mediocre, conventional, customary, usual, middle-of-the-road, average, moderate, commonplace, middling, stereotype, nowhere, everyday, mid, midmost, halfway, medium, predominant, mean, stock, mezzo, standard, dominant, normal, run-of-the-mill, SOSO, ordinary.
average, ordinary
colloquial, humdrum, customary, characteristic, homely, worn-out, prosaic, trite, hackneyed, regular, mediocre, passable, habitual, unvaried, Familiar, banal, casual, everyday, standard, undistinguished, usual, accepted, prevailing, workaday, stock, routine, bourgeois, probable, general, stale, conventional, frequent, commonplace, current, universal, plain, comformable, natural, informal, monotonous, daily, typical, simple, trivial, stereotyped, wearisome, prevalent, run-of-the-mill.
baseborn
lower-class.
cheap
rinky-dink, junky, small time, scroungy, catchpenny, cruddy, glitzy, no bargain, no good, rubbishy, two bit, rinkydink.
co-operative
coefficient, co-active, collective, joint, co-operative, collaborative, bilateral, shared, collusive, mutual, co-operating.
colloquial
jive, demotic.
combined
conjoint.
daily
day by day, circadian, from day to day, day-to-day, once daily, once a day, most often, diurnal.
democratic
populist, self-ruling, libertarian, individualistic.
dirty
unclean.
disreputable
sleazy.
dull
prosy, out-of-date, out of date, repetitious, usual thing, uninspiring, longwinded, wornout, oft-repeated, unexciting, repetitive, big yawn.
formulaic
cut and dried.
frequent
often, many, habitual, repeated, recurrent, prevalent, usual, frequent.
generally known; held in common
coincident, correspondent, community, communistic, generic, corporate, Commutual, conjunct, united, social, joint, widespread, communal, mutual, congruous, constant, conjoint, shared, in common, socialistic, reciprocal, collective, well-known, popular, Intermutual, public, like.
good
be coming, healthy, fruitful.
habitual
recurrent, disciplined, habitual, well-worn, conventional, regular, custom, routine, Acclimated, accustomed, Familiar, repeated, conditioned, timeworn.
hackneyed
old-hat, out-dated, well-worn, played-out, old-chestnut, played out, timeworn, old saw, familiar tune, old chestnut, old-saw.
humble
trivial, unassuming, low-ranking, unpretentious, proletarian, Low-born.
impure
impure, weighted, not pure, most diluted, unchaste.
inferior
junker, most inferior, low-rent, low-grade, good-for-nothing, low-quality.
low
ill-bred, lower, undignified, poor, crumby, crumbiest, illbred, subordinate.
low, coarse
cheap, second-rate, hack, philistine, déclassé, colorless, characterless, nondescript, mean, middling, crass, poor, sleazy, impure, raffish, prosy, second-class, vulgar, inferior, baseborn, low-grade, pedestrian, shoddy, plebeian.
lowly
baseborn, unwashed, Declassed, reverential, déclassé, cast down, lowborn.
mean
down at heel, down-at-heel.
mediocre
mediocre, mundane, no great shakes, standard, of poor quality, characterless, second-rate, ordinary, average, routine, suburban, so-so, mean, usual, banal, normal, modest.
mere
unmixed, pure and simple, unadorned.
middle
intermediate.
musty
oldfashioned, old fashioned.
nondescript
unmemorable, unclassified, unclassifiable.
pervasive
all over the place, can't get away from, wall-to-wall, wall to wall.
poor
niggardly, SUBPAR., poorer, subnormal.
ready-made
readymade.
regular
regular, stock, mundane, everyday, frequent, recurrent, commonplace, routine, metronomic, ordinary, steady, cyclical, periodic, traditional, epochal, average, standard, monotonous, prevailing, continual, Predominating, canonical, normal, conventional, chronic, accustomed, orthodox, customary, Familiar, general, habitual, constant, universal, rhythmic, usual.
rife
thronged.
second-class
second class, second-class.
sufficient
aplenty, unexceptionable.
threadbare
imitative.
unanimous
consensual, concordant, of one mind, as one, in complete accord, unquestioned, consentient, with voice, with one voice.
unclean
putrescent, feculent.
uncleanly
uncleanly.
undistinguished
nothing to write home about, nothing special.
uneventful
unfateful.
unexceptional
unimpressive, unexceptional.
unimaginative
prosaic.
united
unanimous.
universal
mass, prevalent, omnipresent, all-over, general, multinational, all over, pandemic, collective, ubiquitous, generic, master, universal, allover, multi-national.
used to
at home with, recognizable.
vulgar
glaring, base, homespun, outlandish, obscene, in bad taste, rough, soft-core, barbaric, scandalous, crass, repulsive, profane, inelegant, hard core, gross, rude, crude, brutish, cockney, offensive, coarse-grained, broad, low, sleazy, revolting, brazen, degraded, animal, tactless, unrefined, unseemly, undignified, vulgar, coarse, clumsy, rank, ill-bred, cheap, shameless, garish, philistine, unpolished, ignoble, raw, unbecoming, sordid, earthy, idiomatic, colloquial, indelicate, gaudy, ignominious, chintzy, boorish, salty, depraved, barnyard, graceless, tasteless, tawdry.
widespread
across the board, outspread, on a large scale.
worldwide
worldwide, international.
adverb
normally
customarily, conventionally, normally, dominantly, predominantly, ordinarily, usually, moderately.
adverb
lowly
humble.
normally
customarily, conventionally, normally, dominantly, predominantly, ordinarily, usually, moderately.
noun
common
communal, vulgar, inferior, democratic, group, average, informal, demotic, uncouth, frequent, coarse, general, public, ordinary, park, vernacular, popular, grassroots, unrefined, commons, mutual, community, plebeian, unwashed, green, lowborn, Familiar, standard, shared.
commonalty
ruck, pleb.
common people
commonalty, commonality.
commonplace
characteristic, quotidian, provincial, fair, trite, casual, passable, dull, undistinguished, tedious, natural, lowly, probable, accepted, nondescript, unadorned, patent, workaday, household, second-rate, pedestrian, tolerable, trivial, plain, uneducated, innocuous, unassuming, obvious, homely, prosaic, platitudinous, worn-out, humdrum, indifferent, stereotyped, simple, untutored, mere, wearisome, bourgeois, abiding, current, conformable, unusual, hackneyed, uncultured, unsophisticated, unremarkable, warmed-over, insipid, humble, unnatural, unique, typical, stale, overused, artless, basic.
gender
masculines, gender-specific, masculine, feminine.
green
lawn, sward, grassplots, Grassplot, green, swards.
inferior
sad.
location
green, park, commons, common.
plaza
village green.
pleb
bourgeoisies, bourgeoisie.
shared
mutually held, commonly held.
square
square.
substitute
vicarious.
verb
unified
one.
Examples of usage:
  1. Norah's common sense told her that. – A Little Bush Maid by Mary Grant Bruce
  2. But Basine was a clever person with whom everyone seemingly had everything in common. – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  3. But these were of a common order. – When Love Calls by Stanley J. Weyman
  4. This was at once replied to, and while five of the vessels kept up their fire upon Inchkeith, the three others turned their attention towards Leith, and commenced to bombard it with common shell. – The Great War in England in 1897 by William Le Queux
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