new normal

[ noo-nawr-muhl, nyoo ]

  1. a current situation, social custom, etc., that is different from what has been experienced or done before but is expected to become usual or typical: We are facing a new normal that includes raging forest fires and prolonged drought.

Origin of new normal

First recorded in 1920–25

Words Nearby new normal Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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