What is normal?

  • (adj): Forming a right angle.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on normal:

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More definitions of "normal":

  • (adj): In accordance with scientific laws.
  • (adj): Conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal.
    Example: "Serve wine at normal room temperature"; "normal diplomatic relations"; "normal working hours"; "normal word order"; "normal curiosity"; "the normal course of events"
  • (adj): Being approximately average or within certain limits in e.g. intelligence and development.
    Example: "A perfectly normal child"; "of normal intelligence"; "the most normal person I've ever met"

Famous quotes containing the word normal:

    Insecurity, commonly regarded as a weakness in normal people, is the basic tool of the actor’s trade.
    Miranda Richardson (b. 1958)

    The basic thing nobody asks is why do people take drugs of any sort?... Why do we have these accessories to normal living to live? I mean, is there something wrong with society that’s making us so pressurized, that we cannot live without guarding ourselves against it?
    John Lennon (1940–1980)

    What strikes many twin researchers now is not how much identical twins are alike, but rather how different they are, given the same genetic makeup....Multiples don’t walk around in lockstep, talking in unison, thinking identical thoughts. The bond for normal twins, whether they are identical or fraternal, is based on how they, as individuals who are keenly aware of the differences between them, learn to relate to one another.
    Pamela Patrick Novotny (20th century)