adjective, un·com·mon·er, un·com·mon·est.
Examples from the Web for uncommon
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.
That was a time of uncommon interest and excitement to the entire Nez Percé hunting village.Two Arrows|William O. Stoddard
A hummingbird or two was not an uncommon sight along the trail at any time, but now we began to notice an increase in numbers.Jungle Peace|William Beebe
In all cases it is not uncommon to have a partial recovery followed by relapse when the animal becomes excited from any cause.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
All prejudices gave way before his uncommon intelligence, well-tried virtues, and courteous dignity of manner.The Freedmen's Book|Lydia Maria Child
Such friendships are not uncommon nowadays—among easy-going, liberal-minded people.The New Machiavelli|Herbert George Wells