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In this letter, we propose a novel least-mean-square (LMS) algorithm for filtering speech sounds in the adaptive noise cancellation (ANC) problem. It is based on the minimization of the squared Euclidean norm of the difference weight vector under a stability constraint defined over the a posteriori estimation error. To this purpose, the Lagrangian methodology has been used in order to propose a nonlinear adaptation rule defined in terms of the product of differential inputs and errors which means a generalization of the normalized (N)LMS algorithm. The proposed method yields better tracking ability in this context as shown in the experiments which are carried out on the AURORA 2 and 3 speech databases. They provide an extensive performance evaluation along with an exhaustive comparison to standard LMS algorithms with almost the same computational load, including the NLMS and other recently reported LMS algorithms such as the modified (M)-NLMS, the error nonlinearity (EN)-LMS, or the normalized data nonlinearity (NDN)-LMS adaptation.