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sub·nor·mal

 (sŭb-nôr′məl)
adj.
Less than normal; below the average.
n.
Offensive One who is regarded as subnormal in some respect, such as in intelligence or coordination. No longer in clinical use.

sub′nor·mal′i·ty (-nôr-măl′ĭ-tē) n.

subnormal

(sʌbˈnɔːməl)
adj
1. less than the normal
2. (Psychology) having a low intelligence, esp having an IQ of less than 70
n
(Psychology) a subnormal person
subnormality n
subˈnormally adv

sub•nor•mal

(sʌbˈnɔr məl)

adj.
below the normal or average; less than or inferior to the normal, as in intelligence.
[1700–10]
sub`nor•mal′i•ty, n.
sub•nor′mal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.subnormal - a person of less than normal intelligence
simpleton, simple - a person lacking intelligence or common sense
Adj.1.subnormal - below normal or average; "after the floods the harvests were subnormal"; "subnormal intelligence"
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
abnormal, unnatural - 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"

subnormal

adjective (Old-fashioned, offensive) retarded, simple, slow, moronic, cretinous, feeble-minded, imbecilic, mentally defective, E.S.N. educationally subnormal children
Translations
تَحْت المُسْتَوى، تَحْت المُعَدَّل
podnormální
alacsonyabb a normálisnál
undir normi/meîallagi; òroskaheftur
žemesnis už normą
zemāks par normu
normalin altında olan

subnormal

[ˈsʌbˈnɔːməl]
A. ADJsubnormal
B. NPL the subnormallos subnormales

subnormal

[ˌsʌbˈnɔːrməl] adj [person] → arriéré(e)

subnormal

adj intelligence, temperatureunterdurchschnittlich; personminderbegabt; (inf)schwachsinnig; educationally subnormallernbehindert; mentally subnormalminderbemittelt

subnormal

[ˌsʌbˈnɔːml] adjsubnormale

subnormal

(ˈsabˈnoːməl) adjective
below the normal level or standard. subnormal temperatures.

sub·nor·mal

a. subnormal, menos que el promedio normal.

subnormal

adj debajo de lo normal; [Note: The Spanish term subnormal is similar in meaning and usage to the English term retarded and is best avoided in medical conversations.]
References in classic literature ?
Not only are they constantly liable to assassination but, owing to their subnormal mentalities, they are subject to periods of depression during which they are very likely to destroy themselves.
While hearing the issues of subnormal milk, the CJP directed that companies should differentiate between milk and tea-whiteners by mentioning them clearly on the packing.
05]; 96% of C1 candidates and 86% of C2 candidates had subnormal D3 values.
But what about Douglas's master's thesis, "The Problems of the Subnormal Family," that outlined a national eugenics program under which couples would be required to be morally and mentally fit before being permitted to marry?
The prices of sacrificial animals were about 30% higher initially and might have contributed to subnormal activity, but that does not sufficiently explain the sudden change in the direction of the spending graph.
The capability of a TSH assay to distinguish between normal and subnormal concentrations is essential for thyroid testing strategy.
While the median value of the number of consultations requested in the ED management process for patients with a BAC above normal limits is 1 (0-5), this value was 0 (0-7) for patients with a normal or subnormal BAC (p<0.
The 2010 Brazilian census (1) reported 3,224,529 households, occupied by 11,425,644 people, located in 6,329 subnormal agglomerations, and 77% of the households were in Metropolitan Regions; 59.
Selective subnormal IgG1 levels have been reported in adults and children, many of whom presented with recurrent respiratory tract infections [4-7].
Comment: The presence of a subnormal concentration of glutamate in the nucleus accumbens region of the brain may increase compulsive or addictive behaviors and heighten cravings.
The analytic model represents a subnormal operator as the multiplication by the independent variable of a space of vector-valued functions that are analytic on the resolvent set of its normal extension, says Xia.