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How to use uncommonness in a sentence

I was granting her uncommonness, and hoping it wouldn't get commoner.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
Would not the incident be in equal keeping with that of the child, as well as the image and tone of romantic uncommonness?
ANIMA POETSAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE
He said he had been roused by a sound, whose power of disturbing him arose, not from its loudness, but from its uncommonness.
EDGAR HUNTLEYCHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
Hotspur is an uncommon man, whose uncommonness is unsupported by his father at a critical moment.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEAREJOHN MASEFIELD
The uncommonness of the name, which was Matravis, suggested to me, that this might possibly be no other than Allan's old enemy.
THE WORKS OF CHARLES LAMB IN FOUR VOLUMES, VOLUME 4CHARLES LAMB
Its very ingenuity and uncommonness are prim facie evidence that it is neither natural nor correct.
THE KNICKERBOCKER, VOL. 22, NO. 2, AUGUST 1843VARIOUS
He joked—a recreation rare with him—and he told a story—a mental excursion of marked uncommonness.
THE COLOSSUSOPIE READ
To look at her, one would say that she liked its wild adventure, its very uncommonness.
SIR BROOK FOSSBROOKE, VOLUME II.CHARLES JAMES LEVER
The uncommonness of the name, which was Matravis suggested to me, that this might possibly be no other than Allan's old enemy.
THE WORKS OF CHARLES AND MARY LAMBCHARLES LAMB
Unfortunately, its very rarity and uncommonness cause it to be counterfeited and imitated by unprincipled persons.
GENUINE MEDIUMSHIP OR THE INVISIBLE POWERSBHAKTA VISHITA
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO UNCOMMONNESS

  • dearth
  • drought
  • exiguity
  • famine
  • inadequacy
  • infrequency
  • insufficiency
  • lack
  • paucity
  • rareness
  • rarity
  • scantiness
  • shortage
  • sparsity
  • stringency
  • uncommonness
  • want
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