## EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR USUAL

On this day, however, Philothea's mind was less serene than usual.

Anaxagoras retained his usual bland expression and meek dignity.

There was another debate over Spring, who had followed his master as usual.

"Count me in, please," said Blanche, in her usual vein of frankness.

As usual, balm was on his lips, and I found encouragement and support.

Hannah has just now brought me from the usual place your favour of yesterday.

The usual working force of the House of Lords is from thirty to forty members.

It was undoubtedly a facer; but Scottie came back in his usual calm manner.

It was not in Vavasor's usual taste: he had forgotten his best manners.

One night she appeared in Hester's room as usual before going to bed.

## RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR USUAL

### matter of course

nountypical matter### more familiar

adjectivecommon, well-known### more frequent

adjectivecommon, repeated### more natural

adjectivenormal, everyday- accustomed
- anticipated
- characteristic
- common
- commonplace
- congenital
- connatural
- consistent
- constant
- counted on
- customary
- essential
- familiar
- general
- habitual
- inborn
- indigenous
- ingenerate
- inherent
- innate
- instinctive
- intuitive
- involuntary
- legitimate
- logical
- looked for
- matter-of-course
- natal
- native
- ordinary
- prevailing
- prevalent
- probable
- reasonable
- regular
- relied on
- spontaneous
- typic
- typical
- unacquired
- uncontrolled
- uniform
- universal
- usual

### more prevalent

adjectiveaccepted, widespread- accustomed
- common
- commonplace
- current
- customary
- established
- everyday
- extensive
- faddy
- frequent
- general
- habitual
- in use
- latest
- latest word
- leading edge
- natural
- new
- normal
- now
- ongoing
- popular
- prevailing
- rampant
- regnant
- regular
- rife
- run-of-the-mill
- state-of-the-art
- stylish
- swinging
- trendy
- typic
- typical
- ubiquitous
- universal
- up-to-date
- usual
- with it
- wonted

### more regular

adjectivenormal, common### natural

adjectivenormal, everyday- accustomed
- anticipated
- characteristic
- common
- commonplace
- congenital
- connatural
- consistent
- constant
- counted on
- customary
- essential
- familiar
- general
- habitual
- inborn
- indigenous
- ingenerate
- inherent
- innate
- instinctive
- intuitive
- involuntary
- legitimate
- logical
- looked for
- matter-of-course
- natal
- native
- ordinary
- prevailing
- prevalent
- probable
- reasonable
- regular
- relied on
- spontaneous
- typic
- typical
- unacquired
- uncontrolled
- uniform
- universal
- usual

### ordinary

adjectiveaverage; not distinctive- characterless
- common
- commonplace
- conventional
- dull
- fair
- familiar
- garden
- garden variety
- generic
- habitual
- homespun
- household
- humble
- indifferent
- inferior
- mean
- mediocre
- modest
- no great shakes
- normal
- pedestrian
- plain
- plastic
- prosaic
- quotidian
- routine
- run-of-the-mill
- second-rate
- simple
- so-so
- stereotyped
- undistinguished
- uneventful
- unexceptional
- uninspired
- unmemorable
- unnoteworthy
- unpretentious
- unremarkable
- usual
- vanilla
- white-bread
- workaday

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