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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."
Citing investigative sources revealed that the police obtained the medical reports which stated that the deceased children had ingested subnormal quality of food due to which they had suffered food poisoning that stemmed to their eventual death the following day.
Therefore, during GnRH treatment the frequency of subnormal GV, time of occurrence, associated factors and the effect on FH are unclear.
The prices of sacrificial animals were about 30pc 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.
They present both basic and advanced information on such matters as agricultural production techniques, the physiology of the peanut, proper environmental conditions for optimal growth, the impact of various subnormal conditions, methods of applying nitrogen, the influence of different sowing dates and population densities on harvesting the full yield potential, and achieving balanced nutrition using organic manures.
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.
One-third of men with type 2 diabetes have subnormal free testosterone concentrations in association with inappropriately low LH and FSH concentrations [1].
The mean Vitamin D3 in C1 was 22.35 6.89 and that of C2 being 25.51 7.47 [p < 0.05]; 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.