adjective, un·com·mon·er, un·com·mon·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM uncommonun·com·mon·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for uncommon
It’s not uncommon for a seller and buyer to agree on a price and then hope the appraisal is as high as possible.
Eric Topol, a cardiologist and clinical-trials expert at the Scripps Research Translational Institute in San Diego, said such pauses in large studies are “not uncommon at all.”Some scientists downplay significance of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine trial halt|Claire Zillman, reporter|September 9, 2020|Fortune
It’s not uncommon to feel like you’re letting your fitness tracker down when you don’t hit your goals.Amazon’s new fitness tracker listens to your voice to figure out your mood|Stan Horaczek|September 2, 2020|Popular Science
Recombinetics has since insisted that the leftover plasmid DNA was likely harmless and stressed that this sort of genetic slipup is not uncommon.Biotechnology Could Change the Cattle Industry. Will It Succeed?|Dyllan Furness|August 16, 2020|Singularity Hub
International cricket leagues are cropping up from Canada to Nepal, and it’s not uncommon for players to represent seven different teams in a single year.Guess Who’s Cheering for Brexit? South African Cricket|Charu Kasturi|August 12, 2020|Ozy
Though tissues are present and tears are not uncommon, the Dinner Parties are distinctly not grief counseling or group therapy.
These negotiations are not uncommon on junketed studio films.
Although often this is considered proof positive of guilt at trial, it is not an uncommon occurrence in false confessions.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Love poems between aristocratic women were not uncommon at the time, as long as they stayed safely on the side of friendship.Sor Juana: Mexico’s Most Erotic Poet and Its Most Dangerous Nun|Katie Baker|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Compulsive writing, or hypergraphia, is a well-known, if uncommon, symptom of temporal lobe epilepsy.
Larger amounts are not uncommon in fevers, gastrointestinal disturbances, and certain nervous disorders.
Increase of hemoglobin, or hyperchromemia, is uncommon, and is probably more apparent than real.
A gaunt, hard-featured domestic completed this interesting family, and she was uncommon too.
On the other hand, except in children, where the percentage is normally low, pus is uncommon with less than 80 per cent.
Such a sight was not uncommon in the streets of Seoul, and Yung Pak knew well its meaning.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike