noun, plural com·mon·al·i·ties.
- common-law marriage,
- common-sense realism,
Origin of commonality
Examples from the Web for commonality
Behind the scenes, the shows share many more points of commonality.Orange Is the New Weeds: The Adventures of Jenji Kohan Across the 8th Dimension|Rich Goldstein, Emily Shire|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The tone of the original series is vastly different, with few points of commonality save for the talking dog.
Now, because of the commonality of the problem, he says, celebrities “are more apt to come forward and report these cases.”Rock Star Shirley Manson From Garbage Battles a Cyberstalker|Christine Pelisek, Chris Lee|July 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Thus, they sensed a commonality not only of interests but also of cultures.Area Handbook for Bulgaria|Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
The underlying currents of thought remained essentially unchanged among the commonality.
His disdain for the commonality of life still dictated his prejudices.The Three Black Pennys|Joseph Hergesheimer
There is an old proverb of our country—‘Better the head of the commonality than the tail of the gentry.’Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume 2|Alexander Leighton
This great body of the commonality was to a remarkable degree still very purely Punic even in late Roman times.
noun plural -ties
late 14c., "a community," from common (adj.), as if from Latin *communalitas. A respelling of commonalty (late 13c.). Meaning "the common people" is attested from 1580s; that of "state or quality of being shared" is from 1954.