normalcy

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noun nor·mal·cy \ˈnȯr-məl-sē\

Definition of normalcy

  1. :  the state or fact of being normal <a return to normalcy after war>

Examples of normalcy in a sentence

  1. Let's hope for an end to the war and a return to normalcy.

  2. <a combat-weary soldier longing for the normalcy of peacetime life>

1855

First Known Use of normalcy

1855


NORMALCY Defined for English Language Learners

normalcy

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noun nor·mal·cy \ˈnȯr-məl-sē\

Definition of normalcy for English Language Learners

  • : a normal condition or situation


NORMALCY Defined for Kids

normalcy

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noun nor·mal·cy \ˈnȯr-məl-sē\

Definition of normalcy for Students


Medical Dictionary

normalcy

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noun nor·mal·cy \ˈnȯr-məl-sē\

Medical Definition of normalcy

plural

normalcies

  1. :  the state or fact of being normal



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