1. the state of being that is commonly observed
Syn: ↑expectedness
Derivationally related forms: ↑expected (for: ↑expectedness), ↑common
Hypernyms: ↑normality, ↑normalcy
2. the quality of lacking taste and refinement
Syn: ↑coarseness, ↑grossness, ↑vulgarity, ↑vulgarism, ↑raunch
Derivationally related forms: ↑raunchy (for: ↑raunch), ↑vulgar (for: ↑vulgarity), ↑gross (for: ↑grossness), ↑common, ↑coarse (for: ↑coarseness)
Hypernyms: ↑inelegance
3. sharing of common attributes
Syn: ↑commonality
Ant: ↑individuality (for: ↑commonality)
Derivationally related forms: ↑common, ↑common (for: ↑commonality)
Hypernyms: ↑generality
Hyponyms: ↑solidarity
Attrubites: ↑common
4. ordinariness as a consequence of being frequent and commonplace
Ant: ↑uncommonness
Derivationally related forms: ↑everyday (for: ↑everydayness), ↑commonplace (for: ↑commonplaceness), ↑common
Hypernyms: ↑ordinariness, ↑mundaneness, ↑mundanity
Hyponyms: ↑prosiness, ↑prosaicness, ↑usualness
Attrubites: ↑common, ↑uncommon

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