One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The state of being rare or unusual.‘the relative uncommonness of the name’
infrequency, rareness, unusualness, singularity, uniquenessView synonyms
- ‘Twain was especially impressed with the brilliant color and uncommonness of the Eastern costume.’
- ‘There was tea break after tea break, but never really a break long enough to snap out of the work and appreciate the uncommonness of the situation.’
- ‘It is not the uncommonness of the diction or phrasing but the uncommonness of the sentiment and appropriate expression that accounts for eloquence.’
- ‘Our admiration of 'em does not so much arise out of their Greatness as Uncommonness.’
- ‘The uncommonness of the latter three species in the state is reason enough to warrant monitoring their known populations.’
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