- The definition of commonality is having something in common.
When you and your cousin both have blond hair, this is an example of a commonality.
- the common people; commonalty
- a sharing as of common features or characteristics
Origin: Middle English communaltie ; from Old French communalté: see communal and amp; -ty
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noun pl. com·mon·al·i·ties
- a. The possession, along with another or others, of a certain attribute or set of attributes: a political movement's commonality of purpose.b. A shared feature or attribute.
- See commonalty.