Definition of Ordinariness

1. Noun. The quality of being commonplace and ordinary.

Exact synonyms: Mundaneness, Mundanity
Generic synonyms: Quality
Specialized synonyms: Averageness, Mediocrity, Expectedness, Commonness, Commonplaceness, Everydayness
Attributes: Ordinary, Extraordinary
Derivative terms: Mundane, Mundane, Ordinary, Ordinary
Antonyms: Extraordinariness



Definition of Ordinariness

1. Noun. the quality or condition of being ordinary ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ordinariness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ordinariness

ordinality
ordinally
ordinals
ordinance
ordinances
ordinand
ordinands
ordinant
ordinants
ordinar
ordinariate
ordinarier
ordinaries
ordinariest
ordinarily
ordinariness (current term)
ordinarinesses
ordinarity
ordinars
ordinary annuity
ordinary bicycle
ordinary care
ordinary differential equation
ordinary differential equations
ordinary high water mark
ordinary life insurance
ordinary resolution
ordinary seaman
ordinary seamen

Literary usage of Ordinariness

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1. Wisdom for the Soul of Black Folk by Larry Chang, Roderick (CON) Terry (2007)
"Everything was so ordinary and itself, as if ordinariness might not sometimes be worth celebrating, as if ordinariness could never be longed for, ..."

2. The Incomparable Siddons by Florence Mary Wilson Parsons (1909)
"... ordinariness, are much to the point. He was accompanied on his quest by Mrs. Bate,' whose judgment in theatrical matters,' he writes, he has' a high ..."

3. The Principles of Fruit-growing by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1897)
"In fact, it is the ordinariness of it which makes it a surplus. Now, inasmuch as most men are ordinary, it follows that most things which they make will be ..."

4. The Principles of Fruit-growing, with Applications to Practice by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"In fact, it is the ordinariness that often makes it a surplus. Now, inasmuch as most men are ordinary, it follows that most things which they make will be ..."

5. The Principles of Fruit-growing, with Applications to Practice by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"In fact, it is the ordinariness that often makes it a surplus. Now, inasmuch as most men are ordinary, it follows that most things which they make will be ..."

6. Time-based Architecture by Bernard Leupen, René Heijne, Jasper van Zwol (2005)
"I ordinariness A proposed contextual approach is closely intertwined with a fascination for the ordinary and everyday. Ordinary architecture is storytelling ..."

7. Naked Cities by Mute (2006)
"It is this ordinariness, and in certain instances hopefulness, that so firmly divorces purely tragic or apocalyptic accounts of slum life from even quite ..."

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