What does abnormal mean?

Definitions for abnormalæbˈnɔr məl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abnormal, unnatural(adj)

    not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm

    "abnormal powers of concentration"; "abnormal amounts of rain"; "abnormal circumstances"; "an abnormal interest in food"

  2. abnormal(adj)

    departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development

    "they were heartbroken when they learned their child was abnormal"; "an abnormal personality"

  3. abnormal(adj)

    much greater than the normal

    "abnormal profits"; "abnormal ambition"


  1. abnormal(Noun)

    A person or object that is not normal.

  2. abnormal(Adjective)

    Not conforming to rule or system; deviating from the usual or normal type.

  3. abnormal(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to behaviour that deviates from norms of social propriety or accepted standards of mental health.

  4. Origin: * First attested in 1835.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abnormal(adj)

    not conformed to rule or system; deviating from the type; anomalous; irregular

  2. Origin: [For earlier anormal, F. anormal, LL. anormalus for anomalus, Gr. . Confused with L. abnormis. See Anomalous, Abnormous, Anormal.]


  1. Abnormal

    Abnormal is the eighth studio album by recording artist Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal released in July 2008. Abnormal is Thal's first solo release as a member of Guns N' Roses. Abnormal is the follow-up to Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal's previous offering Normal, a hard rock album flavored with a light-hearted mix of different styles and genres, with catchy hooks and blistering guitar work. Abnormal is a continuation of a very personal tale. If Normal was the first chapter, then Abnormal is the second chapter of the same book. Normal was a tale about how his life looked when he wrote the album. Abnormal is a tale about his life three years later, after touring with Guns N' Roses and after all those things that changed his life. It’s like yin and yang. Abnormal is the next element of a puzzle, which permits to get to know better the painting sketched at Normal.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Abnormal

    ab-nor′mal, adj. not normal or according to rule: irregular—also Abnor′mous.—ns. Abnormal′ity, Abnor′mity.—adv. Abnor′mally. [L. ab, away from, and Normal.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. abnormal

    To have intelligence, character or genius; to be less stupid than one's neighbor; to be better than the worst; to be one's self. _E. g._, the writer of these lines.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abnormal in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abnormal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Leo Tolstoy:

    Nietzsche was stupid and abnormal.

  2. Usman Durez:

    One should be abnormal to make things normal

  3. Robin Parisotto:

    Never have I seen such an alarmingly abnormal set of blood values.

  4. William James:

    To study the abnormal is the best way of understanding the normal.

  5. Abu Ahmed:

    What changed for us was the huge, abnormal size, and intensity of the bombardment.

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