normalcy normalcy  /ˈnɔr məl si/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) being within certain limits that define the range of normal functioning
  2. (n) expectedness as a consequence of being usual or regular or common

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Giap's new barrages came while South Viet Nam was grappling to regain a measure of normalcy amid the death and devastation from the first at tacks on 35 population centers.
  2. PTI photographer Yuri Kozyrev tracks how daily life in Baghdad and elsewhere has regained a semblance of normalcy.
  3. Haran is a kind of local hero of normalcy.

News

  1. Wimbledon 2013 Scores: Breaking Down Biggest Moments from Saturday's Action

    The 2013 Wimbledon Championships have brought twists and turns in every direction to the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, but we're beginning to return to a bit of normalcy with the latest results. While it can hardly be normal with players like Roger Federer , Rafael Nadal , Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka out early (among many other big names), the top seeds are still rolling ...
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. New foot for a disabled duck using 3D printing technology

    A disabled duck is getting a chance at normalcy thanks to 3D printing.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: WTKR Norfolk

  3. Serena Williams Provides Normalcy to Wild Wimbledon

    In one of the most wild Wimbledon tournaments in recent years, the best women's player in the world is providing some normalcy. Serena Williams cruised through to the third round, beating Caroline Garcia 6-3, 6-2, using a 123 MPH serve to win with ease. She avoided an alarming trend at Wimbledon, with plenty of stars getting upset, or leaving due to injury. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal lost on ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. Obama warned that the recovery still has a long way to go, but "growing stability resulting from these interventions means we are beginning to return to normalcy."
    on Sep 14, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: The Hill

  2. "At some point we want to get to some degree of normalcy, but that remains to be seen," Tretton told The Associated Press, adding that seeing all the people camped out and lined up for the console "kind of makes all the effort worth it."
    on Nov 16, 2006 By: Jack Tretton Source: Forbes

  3. Johnny says of the island, "It's my way of trying to return to normalcy. Escapism is survival to me. I don't think I'd ever seen any place so pure and beautiful. You can feel your pulse rate drop about 20 beats. It's instant freedom. And that rare...
    on Jun 1, 2009 By: Johnny Depp Source: Hollyscoop

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