abnormality

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Inflections of 'abnormality' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": abnormalities

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ab•nor•mal•i•ty  (ab′nôr mali tē),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -ties. 
  1. an abnormal condition, state, or quality;
    irregularity;
    deviation.
  2. an abnormal thing or event.
Also,  abnormalcy. 
  • abnormal + -ity 1850–55
    anomaly, aberration, peculiarity, oddity, idiosyncrasy.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
abnormality /ˌæbnɔːˈmælɪtɪ/ n ( pl -ties)
  1. an abnormal feature, event, etc
  2. a physical malformation; deformity
  3. deviation from the typical or usual; irregularity
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
ab•nor•mal /æbˈnɔrməl/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. not normal or usual:His wild behavior that day was clearly abnormal.
ab•nor•mal•i•ty /ˌæbnɔrˈmælɪti/USA pronunciation  n.  [countable], pl.  -ties. 
ab•nor•mal•ly, adv. See -norm-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ab•nor•mal  (ab nôrməl),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. not normal, average, typical, or usual;
    deviating from a standard:abnormal powers of concentration;an abnormal amount of snow;abnormal behavior.
  2. extremely or excessively large:abnormal profit.
ab•normal•ly, adv. 
ab•normal•ness, n. 
  • Medieval Latin anōrmālus, variant of anōmālus anomalous influenced by Latin norma norm
  • 1850–55; ab- + normal; replacing anormal
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged anomalous, aberrant, irregular, deviant, unnatural, odd. See  irregular. 

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