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  • 1 uncommonness — index paucity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 uncommonness — noun The state or quality of being uncommon. The uncommonness of the gem is what defines its value …

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  • 3 Uncommonness — Uncommon Un*com mon, a. Not common; unusual; infrequent; rare; hence, remarkable; strange; as, an uncommon season; an uncommon degree of cold or heat; uncommon courage. [1913 Webster] Syn: Rare; scarce; infrequent; unwonted. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 4 uncommonness — noun see uncommon …

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  • 5 uncommonness — See uncommonly. * * * …

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  • 6 uncommonness — n. state of not being common; rareness, unusualness; oddness; originality, uniqueness …

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  • 7 uncommonness — un·com·mon·ness …

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  • 8 uncommonness — noun 1. extraordinariness as a consequence of being marked by an uncommon or superlative quality • Derivationally related forms: ↑uncommon • Hypernyms: ↑extraordinariness 2. extraordinariness as a consequence of being rare and seldom encountered… …

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  • 9 uncommon — uncommonness, n. /un kom euhn/, adj., uncommoner, uncommonest. 1. not common; unusual; rare: an uncommon word. 2. unusual in amount or degree; above the ordinary: an uncommon amount of mail. 3. exceptional; remarkable. [1540 50; UN 1 + COMMON]… …

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  • 10 Creativity — For other uses of Creativity , see Creativity (disambiguation). Human intelligence Abilities and Traits Abstract thought Communication  …

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  • 11 rarity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Sparseness Nouns 1. rarity, tenuity, subtlety, thinness, lightness, compressibility; rarefaction, attenuation, dilatation, inflation. See vapor. 2. rareness, scarcity, uncommonness, infrequency,… …

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  • 12 Infrequency — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Infrequency >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 infrequency infrequency rareness rarity Sgm: N 1 fewness fewness &c. 103 Sgm: N 1 seldomness seldomness Sgm: N 1 uncommonness uncommonness PARAG:Infrequency >V …

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  • 13 unusualness — noun uncommonness by virtue of being unusual • Ant: ↑usualness • Derivationally related forms: ↑unusual • Hypernyms: ↑uncommonness • Hyponyms: ↑unfamiliarity, ↑ …

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  • 14 Infrequence — In*fre quence, Infrequency In*fre quen*cy, n. [L. infrequentia scantiness : cf. F. infrequence.] 1. The state of rarely occuring; uncommonness; rareness; as, the infrequence of his visits. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of not being frequented;… …

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  • 15 Infrequency — Infrequence In*fre quence, Infrequency In*fre quen*cy, n. [L. infrequentia scantiness : cf. F. infrequence.] 1. The state of rarely occuring; uncommonness; rareness; as, the infrequence of his visits. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of not being… …

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  • 16 atopy — noun Etymology: Greek atopia uncommonness, from atopos out of the way, uncommon, from a + topos place Date: 1923 a probably hereditary allergy characterized by symptoms (as asthma, hay fever, or hives) produced upon exposure especially by… …

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  • 17 uncommon — adjective Date: circa 1576 1. not ordinarily encountered ; unusual < an uncommon plant > 2. remarkable, exceptional < a soldier of uncommon courage > Synonyms: see infrequent • uncommonly adverb • …

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  • 18 Martin Van Buren Bates — Bates in uniform next to a man of average height Martin Van Buren Bates (November 9, 1837 – January 7, 1919), known as the Kentucky Giant among other nicknames, was a Civil War era American famed for his incredibly large size. Though born an… …

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  • 19 James Ossuary — The James ossuary was on display at the Royal Ontario Museum from November 15, 2002 to January 5, 2003. The James Ossuary is a 2,000 year old chalk box that was used for containing the bones of the dead. The Aramaic inscription: Ya akov bar Yosef …

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  • 20 Sublime (philosophy) — In aesthetics, the sublime (from the Latin sublimis ( [looking up from] under the lintel, high, lofty, elevated, exalted) is the quality of greatness or vast magnitude, whether physical, moral, intellectual, metaphysical, aesthetic, spiritual or… …

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