Deviate and Normal


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Deviate adjective – Departing from some accepted standard of what is normal.
Usage example: the mother's deviate response to her child's death aroused suspicions

Normal is an antonym for deviate.
Nearby Words: deviation, deviant, deviating, deviance
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Normal adjective – Conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal.
Usage example: normal curiosity

Deviate is an antonym for normal.
Nearby Words: normalize, norm, normalise, normally, normality
Antonyms for Normal
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  • Manga / K-On! The anime closing/credits "music video" features the girls making mouth movements and facial expressions that deviate from the normal style of the show.
    Source: Manga / K-On!
  • Halo Legends: Bob makes it clear he's contemptuous at best about the Halo franchise at large, though he finds that a few of the shorts rather interesting, particularly the ones that deviate the most from the normal Rated M for Manly tone of the series.
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Normal and Deviate. (2016). Retrieved 2020, July 10, from
Deviate & Normal. N.p., 2016. Web. 10 Jul. 2020. <>.
Normal or Deviate. 2016. Accessed July 10, 2020.

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