U·su·al a. Such as is in common use; such as occurs in ordinary practice, or in the ordinary course of events; customary; ordinary; habitual; common.
Consultation with oracles was a thing very usual and frequent in their times. --Hooker.
We can make friends of these usual enemies. --Baxter.
-- U*su*al*ly, adv. -- U*su*al*ness, n.
adv : under normal conditions; "usually she was late" [syn: normally,
unremarkably, commonly, ordinarily] [ant: unusually]