- common salt,
- common school,
- common scold,
- common seal,
- common sennit,
- common situs picketing,
- common snipe,
- common stock,
- common sulfur,
- common tannin
Origin of common sense
Examples from the Web for commonsense
Lankov and Delury make a commonsense point, but Jang, a defector to Seoul, maintains that Kim was removed from power last year.
Markup, Committee on Small Business, H.R.2751 — “Commonsense Construction Contracting Act of 2013”Up to a Point: The U.S. Government’s Minimum Wage Is $430 Million Per Hour|P. J. O’Rourke|March 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her PAC calls it “Commonsense Conservatives,” or “Patriots.”
I have perfect confidence in the commonsense and justice of Englishmen.The Simpkins Plot|George A. Birmingham
She had arrived at her present conclusion by putting certain facts together in a practical and commonsense fashion.The Campfire Girls on the Field of Honor|Margaret Vandercook
She might still have had her way against him, as long as he continued to base his appeal on commonsense.The Whirligig of Time|Wayland Wells Williams
It was three in the afternoon when Philip left the realms of commonsense.Where Angels Fear to Tread|E. M. Forster
If you wanted to speak to him you had to do it when he was with the group in its entirety—a commonsense enough policy.Twelve Men|Theodore Dreiser
adjective common-sense, common-sensical
14c., originally the power of uniting mentally the impressions conveyed by the five physical senses, thus "ordinary understanding, without which one is foolish or insane" (Latin sensus communis, Greek koine aisthesis); meaning "good sense" is from 1726. Also, as an adjective, commonsense.
(1776) A pamphlet written by Thomas Paine that called for the United States to declare independence from Britain immediately. Written in a brisk and pungent style, Common Sense had a tremendous impact and helped to persuade many Americans that they could successfully wage a war for their independence.