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typical

typ·i·cal

typical

 
pronunciation:
tI pih kl
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: displaying the distinctive qualities of a particular type of person or thing.
a typical inner city neighborhood
synonyms:
classic, exemplary, illustrative, paradigmatic, representative, typal
antonyms:
aberrant, abnormal, anomalous, atypical, untypical
similar words:
demonstrative, emblematic, model, peculiar, sample
definition 2: characteristic or usual.
a typical American breakfast
synonyms:
average, characteristic, ordinary, regular, standard, usual
antonyms:
aberrant, abnormal, atypical, exceptional, strange, untypical, unusual
similar words:
common, commonplace, conventional, customary, distinctive, natural, normal, orthodox, particular, peculiar, routine, run-of-the-mill, singular, special, stock
derivations: typically (adv.), typicality (n.), typicalness (n.)
Word Parts
The word typical contains the following part:
-al2, -ial, -ual Latin adjective-forming suffix that means pertaining to
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The suffix -al2, -ial attaches primarily to nouns (national , environmental ) but sometimes to Latin or Greek roots (final , capital , comical ) to form adjectives. See also -ar1.