What is another word for communal?

Pronunciation: [kəmjˈuːnə͡l] (IPA)

Communal is a word that refers to something that is shared by a group of people. Some synonyms for communal include collective, joint, shared, and common. A collective item is something that is owned or used by a group of people. When something is joint, it means that it is owned or used by two or more people. Shared means that something is used or enjoyed by more than one person. Common refers to something that is shared by a group of people or a community. All these synonyms convey the idea of something being used, owned or enjoyed by more than one person or group, emphasizing the sense of community.

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What are the opposite words for communal?

"Communal" means shared by a group of people or a community. The following are some antonyms for communal: 1. Individualistic: This means tending to act or think independently, without regard to others. 2. Selfish: Focused on one's own interests or needs, with little concern for others. 3. Isolated: Cut off or separated from others; solitary. 4. Private: Belonging to or intended for one person or group; not shared with others. 5. Personal: Relating to or affecting a particular person or one's private life, rather than society or public affairs. 6. Independent: Free from outside control or influence; self-reliant. 7. Singular: Unique or being the only one of its kind.

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Usage examples for Communal

Gummere thinks that the early poetry of man was communal and that modern personal lyric poetry is a development from communal poetry.
"The Literature of Ecstasy"
Albert Mordell
And then there is much of the personal element in this so-called communal poetry.
"The Literature of Ecstasy"
Albert Mordell
The man who sang for his tribe in ancient times felt with his tribe, and hence was both communal and personal.
"The Literature of Ecstasy"
Albert Mordell

Famous quotes with Communal

  • For I firmly believe that Jewish life, indeed any communal life, can only be organized according to democratic principles.
    Theodore Bikel
  • I still that that movie-goers like the experience of leaving their homes and going to have a communal experience, especially in comedies or interactive things where you can get an audience reaction to.
    Jerry Bruckheimer
  • There is no nonsense so gross that society will not, at some time, make a doctrine of it and defend it with every weapon of communal stupidity.
    Robertson Davies
  • Many legitimate forms of ownership, mainly cooperative and communal, had not been used to any effective extent mainly because of the imposition of Stalinist restrictions.
    Alexander Dubcek
  • Judaism is much more communal, and partly as a consequence of my religious switch, I am increasingly more suspicous of my previous view that what people do in the privacy of their own home is their business alone.
    Luke Ford

Related words: cohousing, collective living, cooperative living, community living

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