Definitions of commonness

  1. the quality of lacking taste and refinement Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. sharing of common attributes Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. ordinariness as a consequence of being frequent and commonplace Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. State or quality of being common or usual; as, the commonness of sunlight. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. Triteness; meanness. Newage Dictionary DB

Usage examples for commonness

  1. Somehow, away from the others, and out in the open, Phoebe seemed to shed the commonness that had blighted her at that dreadful tea. – Secret Bread by F. Tennyson Jesse
  2. The commonness of the men and the rough joviality of their mood were the more accentuated by the supreme dignity of the orator. – Captivating Mary Carstairs by Henry Sydnor Harrison