Usage examples for uncommon

  1. Now a mule is mortal, and a dead one not uncommon. – Frank of Freedom Hill by Samuel A. Derieux
  2. It was no uncommon thing for Rachel to get up early, and do the work, while her mother still slept; and, accordingly, that she should have done so, as Mrs. Gray thought, drew forth from her no comment on this particular morning. – Rachel Gray by Julia Kavanagh
  3. He was naturally a man of uncommon reserve, and most loyal in keeping his patients' secrets. – A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett
  4. But it was an uncommon case. – The Castle Of The Shadows by Alice Muriel Williamson
  5. " It's not so very uncommon," said the lawyer. – The Loudwater Mystery by Edgar Jepson
  6. " He looks uncommon smart, and he shall have his choice, but if I'm a judge he'll want to try the pearling first; it will be a change for him. – The Second String by Nat Gould
  7. An uncommon sort, was Ragnhild. – Wanderers by Knut Hamsun
  8. He lived in an atmosphere where such things were not uncommon, and on occasion could take a hand himself. – Steve Yeager by William MacLeod Raine
  9. This one was uncommon large, being as much as two miles, maybe, from shore to shore. – Friend Island by Francis Stevens
  10. Along the streets of New Haven they went, attracting but little attention, as it was not an uncommon sight at that season to see some of the college lads taking a night run in that manner. – Frank Merriwell's Races by Burt L. Standish
  11. You're uncommon good to Maddy. – Aikenside by Mary J. Holmes
  12. Such things happen to nobody but me; and then people say that I am the uncommon creature! – The Wandering Jew, Book II. by Eugene Sue
  13. I have heard Mr. Murphy relate a very singular story, while he was present, greatly to the credit of his uncommon skill and knowledge of life and manners. – Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson, LL.D. during the last twenty years of his life by Hesther Lynch Piozzi
  14. The story was not an uncommon one. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  15. " I do not say," he added, " this could happen to a thoughtful person; but it is no uncommon condition of a silly mind." – The Memorabilia Recollections of Socrates by Xenophon
  16. Such a bargain is not uncommon. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  17. It became an uncommon name now. – Arms and the Woman by Harold MacGrath
  18. It is no uncommon paradox. – Leaves in the Wind by A. G. Gardiner
  19. He was " not to say mazelin yet, but getting helpless, and uncommon mean." – Jackanapes, Daddy Darwin's Dovecot and Other Stories by Juliana Horatio Ewing
  20. Anstice is an uncommon name, and I'm surprised you did not recognize it earlier. – Afterwards by Kathlyn Rhodes