[ US /ˈnɔɹməɫ/ ]
[ UK /nˈɔːmə‍l/ ]
  1. in accordance with scientific laws
  2. being approximately average or within certain limits in e.g. intelligence and development
    a perfectly normal child
    the most normal person I've ever met
    of normal intelligence
  3. conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal
    serve wine at normal room temperature
    normal curiosity
    normal diplomatic relations
    normal working hours
    normal word order
    the normal course of events
  4. forming a right angle
  1. something regarded as a normative example
    his formula for impressing visitors
    violence is the rule not the exception
    the convention of not naming the main character
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How To Use normal In A Sentence

  • Which is stupid, considering the drivers around here A: Don't normally stop for people and in fact have been caught trying to sneak ~around~ them and B: I've been nicked several times and almost hit three times different instances last summer attempting to obey the biking laws, none of those for mistakes on my part as I've been scared shitless at the lack of aware driving that's crept over my town. The funny thing about Pain..... (Let's talk trauma!)
  • Lovecraft dealt not with the supernatural but with the "supernormal," as Joshi puts it -- the unrealized side of material reality. The Lovecraft News Network
  • Unless the radar signal is normal to some surface (extremely low probability) the radar receives no return.
  • According to noted plant ecologist Andre Clewell, this vegetative mix is normally found on the coast - more than 15 miles away.
  • It is the failure of the diaphragmatic pinchcock to open, as in the normal deglutitory cycle, rather than a spasmodic tightness, that obstructs the food. Bronchoscopy and Esophagoscopy A Manual of Peroral Endoscopy and Laryngeal Surgery
  • Now, though, insurers find they are increasingly paying out for teenagers crashing expensive vehicles that they would not normally have the ghost of a chance of obtaining cover for.
  • Patients then had either normal or low-dose ciclosporin (also spelt cyclosporin), low-dose tac-rolimus or low-dose sirolimus. Times, Sunday Times
  • We're looking at some idea that it might be a colder than normal winter in the Northeast and Midwest.
  • Sefelt has pulled back halfway normal, swelling up and down with big wet, rattling breaths.
  • That's the normal time-filler for parliamentarians at this time of year. Times, Sunday Times
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