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Adjective: abnormal  ab'nor-mul
  1. Much greater than the normal
    "abnormal profits"; "abnormal ambition"
  2. Not normal; not typical, usual, regular or conforming to a norm
    "abnormal amounts of rain"; "an abnormal interest in food"; "abnormal powers of concentration";
    - unnatural
  3. (psychology) departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development
    "they were heartbroken when they learned their child was abnormal"; "an abnormal personality"

See also: aberrant, anomalous, antidromic, atypical, brachydactylic, brachydactylous, defective, deviant, deviate, exceptional, freakish, immoderate, insane, irregular, kinky [informal], normalcy [N. Amer], normality, perverted, subnormal, supernormal, vicarious

Antonym: normal

Encyclopedia: Abnormal