Meaning of ABNORMAL in English



Pronunciation: ( ˌ )ab- ' no ̇ r-m ə l, ə b-

Function: adjective

Etymology: alteration of French anormal, from Medieval Latin anormalis, from Latin a- + Late Latin normalis normal

Date: circa 1836

: deviating from the normal or average : UNUSUAL , EXCEPTIONAL < abnormal behavior>

– ab · nor · mal · ly \ -m ə -l ē \ adverb

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