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1. Exhibiting the qualities, traits, or characteristics that identify a kind, class, group, or category: a typical suburban community.
2. Of or relating to a representative specimen; characteristic or distinctive.
3. Conforming to a type: a composition typical of the baroque period.
4. also typ·ic (-ĭk) Of the nature of, constituting, or serving as a type; emblematic.
5. Conforming with what usually happens: The bus is late again? That's so typical!

[Late Latin typicālis, from typicus, from Greek tupikos, from tupos, impression.]

typ′i·cal·ly adv.
typ′i·cal·ness, typ′i·cal′i·ty (-kăl′ĭ-tē) n.
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Noun1.typicality - the state of being that is typicaltypicality - the state of being that is typical  
normalcy, normality - being within certain limits that define the range of normal functioning
atypicality, untypicality - any state that is not typical
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