adverb. ['ˈkɑːmənli'] under normal conditions.
- -ly (English)
- -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
- common (English)
- comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
Rhymes with Commonly
Sentences with commonly
Grapefruits are usually tarter and less sour than lemons, which is why they are commonly eaten for breakfast.
Quotes about commonly
1. It may happen sometimes that a long debate becomes the cause of a longer friendship. Commonly, those who dispute with one another at last agree.
- Elbert Hubbard
2. It is impossible to escape the impression that people commonly use false standards of measurement — that they seek power, success and wealth for themselves and admire them in others, and that they underestimate what is of true value in life.
- Sigmund Freud, Civilization and Its Discontents
3. I had a dream about you. We installed Dr. Robert Jarvik’s artificial heart in a mannequin and brought it to life, only to later kill it because a creature that’s all fake heart and no brain is what’s commonly called a “politician,” and must be destroyed.
- Dark Jar Tin Zoo, I Had a Dream About You