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normalcy

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the state or fact of being the way things usually are
  • a combat-weary soldier longing for the normalcy of peacetime life

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“Normalcy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/normalcy. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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