Definitions for anomalousəˈnɒm ə ləs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•nom•a•lousəˈnɒm ə ləs(adj.)

  1. deviating from the common order, form, or rule; irregular; abnormal.

  2. not fitting into a common, familiar, or expected type or pattern; unusual.

  3. incongruous or inconsistent.

Origin of anomalous:

1640–50; (< ML, LL anōmalus) < Gk anṓmalos irregular


Princeton's WordNet

  1. anomalous(adj)

    deviating from the general or common order or type

    "advanced forms of life may be anomalous in the universe"


  1. anomalous(Adjective)

    Deviating from the normal; aberrant or abnormal.

  2. anomalous(Adjective)

    Of uncertain or unknown categorization.

  3. anomalous(Adjective)

    Having anomalies.

  4. Origin: From anomalus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anomalous(adj)

    deviating from a general rule, method, or analogy; abnormal; irregular; as, an anomalous proceeding


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