noun, plural com·mon·al·i·ties.
Origin of commonality
Examples from the Web for commonality
Contemporary Examples of 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
The tone of the original series is vastly different, with few points of commonality save for the talking dog.The Weird Existential Genius of ‘Wilfred’
June 25, 2014
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
Historical Examples of commonality
Oh, I envy the lot of the commonality in the Rational State!Crome Yellow
His disdain for the commonality of life still dictated his prejudices.The Three Black Pennys
Teacher's Pet might be dowered with all the virtues, but we of the commonality would have none of them.By the Christmas Fire
Samuel McChord Crothers
The other commonality this stretch of road shared with Detroit was the obesity of the people she passed.Makers
The commonality of Venice imagine themselves free, because they are permitted to do, what they ought not.
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.