normality or*mal"i*ty n. 1. Conformity with the norm; the state of being normal; the normal condition.

Syn: normalcy. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • normality — [[t]nɔː(r)mæ̱lɪti[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft N of n Normality is a situation in which everything is normal. A semblance of normality has returned with people going to work and shops re opening …   English dictionary

  • normality — also, AmE noun (U) a situation in which things happen in the usual or expected way: a return to normality | a comforting sense of normality …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • normality — noun a) The state of being normal or usual; normalcy. Jessie was going to wear pants to school, but her brother persuaded her to wear shorts to preserve normality. b) The concentration of a solution expressed in gram equivalent weights of solute… …   Wiktionary

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