What does abnormality mean?

Definitions for abnormalityˌæb nɔrˈmæl ɪ ti

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word abnormality.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abnormality, abnormalcy(noun)

    an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies

  2. abnormality, mental defectiveness(noun)

    retardation sufficient to fall outside the normal range of intelligence

  3. abnormality, freakishness(noun)

    marked strangeness as a consequence of being abnormal

  4. abnormality, irregularity(noun)

    behavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morality


  1. abnormality(Noun)

    The state or quality of being abnormal; variation; irregularity

  2. abnormality(Noun)

    Something abnormal; an aberration.

  3. Origin: * First attested in 1854.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abnormality(noun)

    the state or quality of being abnormal; variation; irregularity

  2. Abnormality(noun)

    something abnormal


  1. Abnormality

    Abnormality, in the vivid sense of something deviating from the normal or differing from the typical, is a subjectively defined behavioral characteristic, assigned to those with rare or dysfunctional conditions. Defining who is normal or abnormal is a contentious issue in abnormal psychology.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abnormality in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abnormality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Anais Nin:

    The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

  2. Becky Alunan:

    Trying to be normal is the greatest abnormality in the world.

  3. Yong Ju Jang:

    This means that deviated nose is not a simple nose problem in many cases, but is complex issue related with facial skeleton abnormality.

  4. Patricio Gargollo:

    The vast majority of these babies are totally normal babies who just happen to have an abnormality of the urinary tract that has to be dealt with. It’s very fixable.

  5. Ning Feng:

    Taken together, these findings show that any abnormality in the way BDNF communicates with its receptor and its associated intracardiac signaling appears to unlock a cascade of chemical glitches that eventually leads to poor cardiac function.

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