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How to use normalcy in a sentence
After a tumultuous year behind us, 2021 may feel like it holds promise for respite — perhaps, for some, even a return to some version of normalcy.Brand Summit Recap: Marketers face looming identity crisis | Digiday Editors | February 10, 2021 | Digiday
Foreign diplomats in Washington quietly welcomed the speech as a return to normalcy.Opening His First Foreign Policy Speech with a Dad Joke, 'Uncle Joe' Offers Battered State Staffers A Return to Normal | Kimberly Dozier | February 6, 2021 | Time
For many, it symbolizes safety, freedom, a return to normalcy, seeing friends, visiting, family and travel.
The College Board’s update on AP testing procedures, disclosed Thursday, seeks to bring the program at least a step toward normalcy even though basic operating conditions at schools across the country remain wildly uneven.AP tests will be offered at home or in school as virus crisis persists, but this time exams will be of normal length | Nick Anderson | February 4, 2021 | Washington Post
Amtrak is joining a growing list of companies offering cash or other incentives to essential workers as distribution of vaccines expands across the country and is hailed as a way to restore normalcy.Get paid for getting a coronavirus vaccine? Amtrak offers a cash bonus to workers who get vaccinated. | Luz Lazo | February 3, 2021 | Washington Post
Still, the urge to seek a return to normalcy remains powerful, he said, and could drive more people in Syria toward the truces.Local Truces Are Syria’s Sad Little Pieces of Peace | Joshua Hersh | November 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
normalcy and reality were keystones of the Republican agenda.
I grew up in Matthews, North Carolina, and saw it as a very normal upbringing, so I crave normalcy and a slower pace.Brooklyn Decker on Her ‘Horrible’ Modeling Experiences, Marriage, and Cracking Hollywood | Marlow Stern | April 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The normalcy of his domestic life was somehow surprising to me.
My normalcy has its own poignancy and beauty to it that most hearing people will never know.
Perhaps you won't think so when you see me get back to normalcy.Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman | Emma Speed Sampson
But King Ferdinand was an unusually efficient king, and he spared no pains in his craving for normalcy.A Parody Outline of History | Donald Ogden Stewart
The normalcy of this made my heart stop hammering, my heart catching up with my brain, and soon we were all sitting at the table.Little Brother | Cory Doctorow
He had to work out a plan that would solve everything and return the whole business to a state of normalcy.The Sex Life of the Gods | Michael Knerr
We'll have tea and a talk as soon as I return to—to normalcy—that was Mr. Harding's way of expressing it, wasn't it?Spring Street | James H. Richardson
Cultural definitions for normalcy
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