Definitions for usualness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

u•su•al*ˈyu ʒu əl, ˈyuʒ wəl(adj.)

  1. expected by reason of previous experience with the same occurrence, situation, person, etc.:

    her usual skill.

  2. commonly met with or observed in experience; ordinary:

    the usual January weather.

  3. commonplace; everyday:

    He says the usual things.

  4. (n.)something that is usual.

Idioms for usual:

  1. as usual, in the customary or habitual way.

    Category: Idiom

* Syn: usual , customary , habitual refer to something that is familiar because it is commonly met with or observed. usual indicates something that is to be expected by reason of previous experience, which shows it to occur more often than not: There were the usual crowds at the monument. customary refers to something that accords with prevailing usage or individual practice: customary courtesies; a customary afternoon nap.habitual refers to a practice that has become fixed by regular repetition: a clerk's habitual sales pitch.

Origin of usual:

1350–1400; ME (< OF usuel) < LL ūsuālis= L ūsu(s)use+-ālis -al1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. usualness(noun)

    commonness by virtue of not being unusual


  1. usualness(Noun)

    The quality or state of being usual.


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