[ US /ˈnɔɹməɫsi/ ]
[ UK /nˈɔːmə‍lsi/ ]
  1. being within certain limits that define the range of normal functioning
  2. expectedness as a consequence of being usual or regular or common
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How To Use normalcy In A Sentence

  • Check out this weaselly use of the passive: “Though both words are in common use, normality is considered preferable to normalcy.” Robert Hartwell Fiske strikes me as a prig and a bully « Motivated Grammar
  • This engendered a longing for normalcy, a sense of fatalism and passivity, but, ironically, also a willingness to take risks.
  • Gaunt mothers and children sat near their tents, sometimes boiling water for tea, a ritual of normalcy that they still maintained.
  • These three performances not only adhere to the tone of the film, they enhance it - the film's balance between the stylized normalcy of reality and creepy surreality is brought to life through these three actors.
  • There can be periods of high political tension but then normalcy returns.
  • A semblance of normalcy returned to the retirement community as the sounds of classical music, current technopop, sports, soap operas, and the occasional furtively tuned-in erotic movie resonated contentedly from apartment vid speakers. Codgerspace
  • The effect of the false normalcy is to twist the building tensions of subsequent abnormalities all the more tautly. Rodney Punt: Turn of the Screw Gets a Stunning New Turn at LA Opera
  • It is a struggle of already free people for complete social acceptance and the sense of normalcy that follows thereof - a struggle for the eradication of the homosexual stigma.
  • It is good to see that once more, our courtrooms will return to normalcy, discharging justice to the nation in a free and fair manner.
  • Underneath this image of normalcy, addiction threatened to rip this family apart.
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