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Abnormal

Abnormal Meaning & Definition
Abnormal Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Abnormal?

[adj] much greater than the normal; "abnormal profits"; "abnormal ambition"
[adj] 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"
[adj] (psychology) departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development; "they were heartbroken when they learned their child was abnormal"; "an abnormal personality"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Abnormal: aberrant | anomalous | antidromic | atypical | brachydactylic | brachydactylous | defective | deviant | exceptional(a) | freakish | immoderate | irregular | kinky | perverted | subnormal | supernormal | vicarious

Related Terms | Find terms related to Abnormal: aberrant | abominable | absurd | amorphous | anomalistic | anomalous | atrocious | atypical | bereft of reason | brainsick | crackbrained | cracked | crank | crankish | cranky | crazed | crazy | criminal | crotchety | daft | delinquent | deluded | demented | deprived of reason | deranged | deviant | deviative | different | disgraceful | disoriented | disproportionate | distraught | divergent | dotty | eccentric | erratic | evil | exceptional | fey | flaky | flighty | formless | freakish | funny | hallucinated | hardly the thing | heteroclite | heteromorphic | idiocratic | idiosyncratic | ignominious | illegal | improper | inappropriate | incoherent | incommensurable | incommensurate | incompatible | incongruous | inconsequent | inconsistent | inconsonant | incorrect | indecorous | infamous | insane | irrational | irreconcilable | irregular | kinky | kooky | loco | lunatic | mad | maddened | maggoty | manic | mazed | mental | mentally deficient | meshuggah | moon-struck | non compos | non compos mentis | not all there | not done | not right | not the thing | nutty | odd | oddball | of unsound mind | off | off-base | off-color | off-key | out of proportion | out-of-line | oxymoronic | paradoxical | peculiar | preternatural | psycho | queer | quirky | reasonless | sacrilegious | scandalous | screwball | screwy | self-contradictory | senseless | shameful | shameless | shapeless | sick | sinful | singular | stark-mad | stark-staring mad | strange | stray | straying | subnormal | terrible | tetched | touched | twisted | unbalanced | unconventional | uncustomary | undue | unfit | unfitting | unhinged | unlawful | unnatural | unregular | unrepresentative | unrighteous | unsane | unseemly | unsettled | unsound | unsuitable | untypical | unusual | unwonted | wacky | wandering | whimsical | wicked | witless | wrong | wrongful

See Also | insane

Abnormal In Webster's Dictionary

\Ab*nor"mal\, a. [For earlier anormal.F. anormal, LL. anormalus for anomalus, Gr. ?. Confused with L. abnormis. See {Anomalous}, {Abnormous}, {Anormal}.] Not conformed to rule or system; deviating from the type; anomalous; irregular. ``That deviating from the type; anomalous; irregular. '' --Froude.

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