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ab·nor·mal

 (ăb-nôr′məl)
adj.
Not typical, usual, or regular; not normal; deviant.

[Alteration (influenced by ab-) of obsolete anormal, from Medieval Latin anormālis, blend of Late Latin abnormis (Latin ab-, away from; see ab-1 + Latin norma, rule; see gnō- in Indo-European roots) and anōmalus; see anomalous.]

ab·nor′mal·ly adv.

abnormal

(æbˈnɔːməl)
adj
1. not normal; deviating from the usual or typical; extraordinary
2. informal odd in behaviour or appearance; strange
[C19: ab-1 + normal, replacing earlier anormal from Medieval Latin anormalus, a blend of Late Latin anōmalus anomalous + Latin abnormis departing from a rule]
abˈnormally adv

ab•nor•mal

(æbˈnɔr məl)

adj.
not normal, average, typical, or usual.
[1850–55]
ab•nor′mal•ly, adv.
ab•nor′mal•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.abnormal - not normalabnormal - not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm; "abnormal powers of concentration"; "abnormal amounts of rain"; "abnormal circumstances"; "an abnormal interest in food"
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"
normal - conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal; "serve wine at normal room temperature"; "normal diplomatic relations"; "normal working hours"; "normal word order"; "normal curiosity"; "the normal course of events"
2.abnormal - departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and developmentabnormal - departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development; "they were heartbroken when they learned their child was abnormal"; "an abnormal personality"
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
normal - being approximately average or within certain limits in e.g. intelligence and development; "a perfectly normal child"; "of normal intelligence"; "the most normal person I've ever met"
3.abnormal - much greater than the normalabnormal - much greater than the normal; "abnormal profits"; "abnormal ambition"
immoderate - beyond reasonable limits; "immoderate laughter"; "immoderate spending"

abnormal

abnormal

adjective
Translations
شَاذْ، غَيْر طَبِيعِيغَيْرُ طَبِيعِيّ
abnormální
unormal
epänormaalipoikkeava
abnormalan
rendellenes
afbrigîilegur
異常な
비정상적인
nenormaliainenormalumasnenormalus
nenormāls
abnormálny
onormalabnorm
ผิดปรกติ
không bình thường

abnormal

[æbˈnɔːməl] ADJanormal; [shape] → irregular

abnormal

[æbˈnɔːrməl] adj [cell, heart rate, bleeding] → anormal(e); [situation, behaviour] → anormal(e); [conditions] → exceptionnel(le)

abnormal

adjanormal; (= deviant, Med) → abnorm; abnormal psychologyPsychologie fdes Abnormen

abnormal

[æbˈnɔːml] adjanormale

abnormal

(ӕbˈnoːməl) adjective
not normal. His behaviour is abnormal for a child of his age.
abnorˈmality (-ˈmӕ-) noun
abˈnormally adverb

abnormal

غَيْرُ طَبِيعِيّ abnormální unormal abnormal αφύσικος anormal epänormaali anormal abnormalan anomalo 異常な 비정상적인 abnormaal unormal nienormalny anormal патологический onormal ผิดปรกติ anormal không bình thường 异常

ab·nor·mal

a. anormal, anómalo-a; disforme, irregular;
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abnormal

adj anormal
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Let me propose your name for membership in the Imperial Order of Abnormal Proboscidians, of which I am the High Noble Toby and Surreptitious Treasurer.
An argument, as it seems to me, of great weight, and applicable in several other cases, is, that the above-specified breeds, though agreeing generally in constitution, habits, voice, colouring, and in most parts of their structure, with the wild rock-pigeon, yet are certainly highly abnormal in other parts of their structure: we may look in vain throughout the whole great family of Columbidae for a beak like that of the English carrier, or that of the short-faced tumbler, or barb; for reversed feathers like those of the jacobin; for a crop like that of the pouter; for tail-feathers like those of the fantail.
This brings us to another point, more difficult to accept and understand than any other requiring belief in a base not usually accepted, or indeed entered on--whether such abnormal growths could have ever changed in their nature.
conduct, to be independent is to be abnormal, to be abnormal is to be
I was ashamed (even now, perhaps, I am ashamed): I got to the point of feeling a sort of secret abnormal, despicable enjoyment in returning home to my corner on some disgusting Petersburg night, acutely conscious that that day I had committed a loathsome action again, that what was done could never be undone, and secretly, inwardly gnawing, gnawing at myself for it, tearing and consuming myself till at last the bitterness turned into a sort of shameful accursed sweetness, and at last--into positive real enjoyment
There could be no doubt of the abnormal and poverty-stricken condition of the criminal at the time.
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I was abnormal with something they could not understand, and the telling of which would cause only misunderstanding.
Furuseth was right; I was abnormal, an "emotionless monster," a strange bookish creature, capable of pleasuring in sensations only of the mind.
I had let slip words which, if she reflected on them, might rouse in her a suspicion of my abnormal mental condition--a suspicion which of all things I dreaded.
This reasoning, however, seemed to end in a paradox, and lead to the further consideration:--"What matter though it be only disease, an abnormal tension of the brain, if when I recall and analyze the moment, it seems to have been one of harmony and beauty in the highest degree--an instant of deepest sensation, overflowing with unbounded joy and rapture, ecstatic devotion, and completest life?
He inherited a deformed and dwarfed body and an incurably sickly constitution, which carried with it abnormal sensitiveness of both nerves and mind.