[ nawr-mal-i-tee ]
/ nɔrˈmæl ɪ ti /
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noun, plural nor·mal·i·ties
conformity to the standard, typical, or average level, rate, condition or set of conditions, characteristics, behavior, etc.: Any assumption of a quick return to normality and business as usual is premature.Surprising as it may sound, simple changes to your bed and lifestyle could prove to be the difference between severe pain and normality.
Chemistry. the concentration of a solution relative to that of a normal solution, one that contains one equivalent weight of the solute per liter: Since gram equivalent weight is the measure of the reactive capacity of a molecule, the solute's role in the reaction determines the solution's normality.
Statistics. the fact or property of showing a frequency distribution representable by a normal curve, a symmetrical bell-shaped curve: To confirm the statistical validity of the model I ran a number of diagnostics, checking for observations of influences and for normality of the distribution.
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Origin of normality

First recorded in 1830–40; normal + -ity
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How to use normality in a sentence

  • She was a great trial to her aunt Felicia, who was a widow and well-to-do, and liked the elegancies and normalities of life.

    The Copy-Cat and Other Stories|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • But after that moment's pause Tommy returned to normalities.

    The Furnace|Rose Macaulay