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Definition 1: ordinariness as a consequence of being frequent and commonplace - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for commonness in the sense of this definition

(commonness is a kind of ...) the quality of being commonplace and ordinary

(... is a kind of commonness ) commonplaceness as a consequence of being humdrum and not exciting

(... is a kind of commonness ) commonness by virtue of not being unusual

(... are attributes of commonness) having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual

"the common man" "a common sailor" "the common cold" "a common nuisance" "followed common procedure" "it is common knowledge that she lives alone" "the common housefly" "a common brand of soap"

(... are attributes of commonness) not common or ordinarily encountered; unusually great in amount or remarkable in character or kind

"uncommon birds" "frost and floods are uncommon during these months" "doing an uncommon amount of business" "an uncommon liking for money" "he owed his greatest debt to his mother's uncommon character and ability"

Definition 2: sharing of common attributes - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for commonness in the sense of this definition

(commonness is a kind of ...) the quality of being general or widespread or having general applicability

(... is a kind of commonness ) a union of interests or purposes or sympathies among members of a group

(... are attributes of commonness) belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public

"for the common good" "common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community"

Definition 3: the quality of lacking taste and refinement - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for commonness in the sense of this definition

(commonness is a kind of ...) the quality of lacking refinement and good taste

Definition 4: the state of being that is commonly observed - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for commonness in the sense of this definition

(commonness is a kind of ...) being within certain limits that define the range of normal functioning

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