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Definition of "commonality" [com•mon•al•i•ty]

  • The possession, along with another or others, of a certain attribute or set of attributes: a political movement's commonality of purpose. (noun)
  • A shared feature or attribute. (noun)
  • See commonalty. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "commonality" in a sentence
  • "Their commonality is a dominant role of the government at the expense of the private sector."
  • "Tamils feel a certain commonality which each other whether they live in India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Fiji or the United States, which is the hallmark of nationalism."
  • "Most people feel certain commonality which each other, Hector."