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abnormal

ab·nor·mal

abnormal

 
 
pronunciation:
aeb nor ml
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: different from the normal or usual; not typical. (Cf. irregular.)
The patient had an abnormal growth on his neck.Fear of changing to a new school is not abnormal for children.
synonyms:
aberrant, anomalous, atypical, deviant, eccentric, irregular
antonyms:
natural, normal, typical
similar words:
bizarre, deviate, divergent, exceptional, heterodox, odd, singular, strange, uncommon, unconventional, unnatural, unusual, wayward, weird
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derivation: abnormally (adv.)
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