ordinariness

[ UK /ˈɔːdɪnəɹinəs/ ]
NOUN
  1. the quality of being commonplace and ordinary
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How To Use ordinariness In A Sentence

  • But its ordinariness and even boringness only make me like it more; ordinary places where extraordinary events have occurred are my favorite kind.
  • The ordinariness of a professional writer is rendered extraordinary by the strict discipline of a word culture that engulfs her or him, without and within.
  • The pair played a brother and sister marooned in the wastes of suburban ordinariness.
  • It's about the innocent ordinariness of the victims.
  • The ordinariness of their lives interested me most of all, as if in the quotidian of genius my own humdrum days might find their apotheosis.
  • Forster, who has always written fiction with the consummate skills of a social historian, says that diaries often explode the concept of ‘ordinariness’.
  • There is something meditative and naturalistic about it, not least the depictions of the sea and nature and the slow humdrum ordinariness of small-town life. Times, Sunday Times
  • Thus it is always with those in the high places, ever temporising with their natural desires, ever masking their ordinariness under a show of disinterest. CHAPTER XVI
  • He enjoyed painting people for their ordinariness. Times, Sunday Times
  • Painting should take 'painting' as the premise on the principle of "the few prevailing against the many", "expressing extraordinariness from commonness" and "the real concealed in the virtual".
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