1. being within certain limits that define the range of normal functioning
Syn: ↑normality
Ant: ↑abnormality (for: ↑normality)
Derivationally related forms: ↑normal (for: ↑normality)
Hypernyms: ↑condition, ↑status
Hyponyms: ↑averageness, ↑commonness, ↑expectedness, ↑typicality
Attrubites: ↑normal, ↑abnormal, ↑unnatural
2. expectedness as a consequence of being usual or regular or common
Syn: ↑normality
Hypernyms: ↑expectedness

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