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According to Heck, meteorite researchers are unlike other scientists in that they rely on ordinary people to recover samples rather than finding them on their own.

The record of this risk to public health, even in ordinary times, is clear.

Information gets out through the workings of gravity itself — just ordinary gravity with a single layer of quantum effects.

If it were counted as a bonus, it would be taxed like part of the executives’ salaries, at the higher ordinary income tax rate.

An FDA spokesperson said that nothing out of the ordinary had occurred.

There is an ordinariness, an indistinctness, a generalization, not even to be found in a flock of sheep.

Perhaps an opportunity would spring up from out of the sing-song ordinariness of my daily life—and what would I do then?

And withal, the ordinariness and the midland gumption of the scene were shot through with the bright exotic rays of romance!

He liked the fundamental ordinariness in Aaron, the commonness of the common man.

Mr. Hazlewood had carried with him a wonderful assurance of ordinariness.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ordinariness, such as: normalcy, normality, averageness, commonality, commonness, and commonplaceness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.