Synonyms & Antonyms : Common





Common



( Adjective )


They have English as a
common language.

Synonyms:

Usual

Frequent

Ordinary

Familiar

Vulgar

Mean

Hackneyed

Trite

Low

Contextual Examples:

Father has gone out for his
usual evening walk.

His visits became less
frequent as time passed.

We traveled in an
ordinary compartment.

It is nice to be back in the old
familiar room.

His
vulgar table manners shocked all the guests.

He is so
mean that he looks down upon the poor.

This is a story written beautifully but concerned with the
trite theme of adolescent loneliness.

I don’t like
hackneyed jargon of movie – romance magazines.

His
low position in the society was exploited by his neighbor.



Antonyms:

Unusual

Frequent

Extraordinary

Exceptional

Unfamiliar

Choice

Refined

Cultured

Polished

Gentle

Contextual Examples:

It is
unusual of the Director to visit the factory without prior notice.

The Director’s visits to our establishment are
infrequent.

The
extraordinary meeting of the Non-aligned members was held in New York to press for an early freedom of Namibia.

There are many topics in our syllabus which need
exceptional treatment.

These premises are
unfamiliar to our pet dog.

Zimbabwe was the unanimous
choice of the Non-aligned Countries to have their meetings this year.

Nescafe is one of the
refined brands of Indian coffee.




The Synonyms and Antonyms form an integral part of the English Language. Acquaintance with the vocabulary of the English language is a necessity for effective expression either in written or in an oral from. Synonyms are nothing but the similar meanings of a particular word or its semantic relation. A Synonym is a word or a phrase that means the same as another word or a phrase in the same language. Antonyms are the negative connotation of a particular word. An Antonym is a word or phrase that is opposite in meaning to a particular word or a phrase in the same language.

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