Definitions for abnormalityˌæb nɔrˈmæl ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ab•nor•mal•i•tyˌæb nɔrˈmæl ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. an abnormal condition, state, or quality.

  2. an abnormal thing or event.

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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.

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