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  • noun the quality or condition of being ordinary

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  • noun the quality of being commonplace and ordinary

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Examples

  • Katie Roiphe on Swimming in a Sea of Death: A Son's Memoir by David Rieff: In fact, Sontag’s confrontation with her own ordinariness is the most intriguing element of Rieff’s story.

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  • John Rentoul said of Blair: "His ordinariness is a facade, it's not real - he's actually a very self-controlled professional presentation manager."

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  • Populist conservatives, many of them on the Christian right, say her ordinariness is her best asset.

    Deborah Gyapong

  • Populist conservatives, many of them on the Christian right, say her ordinariness is her best asset.

    Deborah Gyapong

  • Populist conservatives, many of them on the Christian right, say her ordinariness is her best asset.

    Deborah Gyapong

  • Populist conservatives, many of them on the Christian right, say her ordinariness is her best asset.

    Deborah Gyapong

  • Populist conservatives, many of them on the Christian right, say her ordinariness is her best asset.

    Deborah Gyapong

  • Populist conservatives, many of them on the Christian right, say her ordinariness is her best asset.

    Deborah Gyapong

  • Populist conservatives, many of them on the Christian right, say her ordinariness is her best asset.

    Deborah Gyapong

  • Populist conservatives, many of them on the Christian right, say her ordinariness is her best asset.

    Deborah Gyapong

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  • Come Monday night, the day of work is done

    Tuesday morning lose the grey of ordinariness

    Start by putting off your chores

    And all the crushing bores

    Say your morning prayers

    Sing a rousing song

    Then sing it on the long walk home.

    (Come Monday night, by God Help the Girl)

    June 3, 2009

  • Those are the wonderful things that are beyond ordinariness-like love-that makes life worth living.

    ( The Glorious Impossible, by Madeleine Lengle)

    September 29, 2010