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Definition of Normal

  • According to an established norm, rule, or principle; conformed to a type, standard, or regular form; performing the proper functions; not abnormal; regular; natural; analogical.
  • According to a square or rule; perpendicular; forming a right angle; as, a line normal to the base. Specifically: Of or pertaining to a normal.
  • Standard; original; exact; typical.
  • Denoting a solution of such strength that every cubic centimeter contains the same number of milligrams of the element in question as the number of its molecular weight.
  • Denoting certain hypothetical compounds, as acids from which the real acids are obtained by dehydration; thus, normal sulphuric acid and normal nitric acid are respectively S(OH)6, and N(OH)5.
  • Denoting that series of hydrocarbons in which no carbon atom is bound to more than two other carbon atoms; as, normal pentane, hexane, etc. Cf. Iso-.
  • Any perpendicular.
  • A straight line or plane drawn from any point of a curve or surface so as to be perpendicular to the curve or surface at that point.
  • something regarded as a normative example
  • conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal
  • being approximately average or within certain limits in e.g. intelligence and development
  • in accordance with scientific laws

How to use normal in a sentence. Normal pronunciation.

There is not a natural or a normal character in the entire book, and not one of the persons holds the reader's sympathy, though frequent drafts are made on his pity.
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The normal interests him even more than the abnormal, which is the great difference between his work and that of Gorki and Andreev, as it was the most striking difference between Shakespeare and his later contemporaries.
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His lounging attitude, the spirit of his talk, showed that he was unchanged in bodily and mental habits; but certain lines new-graven upon his visage, and an austerity that had taken the place of youthful self-consciousness, signified a more than normal progress in experience.
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After pacing in the obscurity of Dean's Yard until his pulse had recovered a normal beat, he issued into the peopled ways, and turned towards Westminster Bridge.
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Mr Harris tackles the question openly, and has no difficulty whatever in convincing us that Shakespear was a man of normal constitution sexually, and was not the victim of that most cruel and pitiable of all the freaks of nature: the freak which transposes the normal aim of the affections.
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Shakespear's alleged Sycophancy and Perversion That reply, which Mr Harris does not hesitate to give, is twofold: first, that Shakespear was, in his attitude towards earls, a sycophant; and, second, that the normality of Shakespear's sexual constitution is only too well attested by the excessive susceptibility to the normal impulse shewn in the whole mass of his writings.
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Even in the Jingo play, Henry V, we get Bates and Williams drawn with all respect and honor as normal rank and file men.
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Unquestionably, advantage was taken of this situation, there can be little doubt that the Eighteenth Amendment would have had much harder sledding at a normal time.
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However desirable it may be that the sudden transformation of an innocent act into a crime by mere governmental edict should carry with it the same degree of respect as is paid to laws against crimes which all normal men hold in abhorrence, it is idle to expect any such thing; and in a case where the edict violates principles which almost all of us only a short time ago held to be almost sacred, the expectation is worse than merely idle.
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Every time we read of a spectacular raid or a sensational capture, we are really reading of a war that is being waged by a vast multitude of good normal American citizens against the enforcement of a law which they regard as a gross invasion of their rights and a violation of the first principles of American government.
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In the case of a normal criminal law-and it must always be remembered that the Volstead act is a criminal law, just like the laws against burglary, or forgery, or arson-those who are responsible for its enforcement regard themselves as administrators of the law, neither more nor less.
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That's why it's called the normal.
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Of course I couldn't give you a normal foot, but I think I can do something.
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Thorpe Athelny's illness was not grave, and, though remaining very yellow, he soon felt much better: he stayed in bed only because the physician thought he should be kept under observation till certain reactions became normal.
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He had never before lost a friend of his own age, for the death of Cronshaw, a man so much older than himself, had seemed to come in the normal course of things.
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Philip looked at her as she bent over her work; she was healthy, strong, and normal; it must be odd to see her among the other girls in the shop with their flat chests and anaemic faces.
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Then he saw that the normal was the rarest thing in the world.
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Fourthly, the total absence in Borrow of the sentimentality for which the soul of the normal Englishman yearns.
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They were all young and some of them seemed to make a protest by their hair and dress, and something somber and truculent in the expression of their faces, against the more normal type, who would have passed unnoticed in an omnibus or an underground railway.
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Shut off up there, she compared Mrs. Seal, and Mary Datchet, and Mr. Clacton to enchanted people in a bewitched tower, with the spiders' webs looping across the corners of the room, and all the tools of the necromancer's craft at hand; for so aloof and unreal and apart from the normal world did they seem to her, in the house of innumerable typewriters, murmuring their incantations and concocting their drugs, and flinging their frail spiders' webs over the torrent of life which rushed down the streets outside.
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Examples of Normal

Example #1
The hero is a colossal hypocrite, hopelessly exaggerated.
Example #2
Some of the inmates are merely abnormal; others are downright mad.
Example #3
To reveal ordinary people just as they really are,-sometimes in terrific excitement, sometimes in humdrum routine,-this was his aim.
Example #4
The same pains are taken with persons who have little influence on the course of the story, as with the chief actors.
Example #5
Do you know,' said Munden slyly, 'that you have brought back a trans-Atlantic accent?
Example #6
It had made him, in aspect, more than a twelve-month older.