meaning of abnormality

abnormality meaning in General Dictionary

their state or quality of becoming abnormal difference irregularity

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  • an abnormal health caused by defective genes or developmental inadequacies
  • retardation enough to fall outside the normal number of cleverness
  • noted strangeness because of becoming unusual
  • behavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morality
  • their state or quality of being unusual; variation; irregularity.
  • some thing irregular.

abnormality meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"quality to be abnormal," 1854; "abnormal feature or quality," 1859, from abnormal + -ity. Earlier in the day as abnormity (1731).


abnormality meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The state or quality of becoming irregular; difference; irregularity.

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  • (letter.) Something irregular.

Sentence Examples with the word abnormality

It is the author's experience also that where a wine displays some abnormality as regards one or more constituents, that although it may be sound, it is rarely a wine of the highest class.

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