Origin of abnormality
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anomaly, aberration, peculiarity, oddity, idiosyncrasy.
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Examples from the Web for abnormalities
They are searching for abnormalities in the soil, replanted vegetation and other signs of a rogue grave.The Hunt for Madeleine McCann’s Grave
Barbie Latza Nadeau
May 12, 2014
Also, the types of abnormalities reported are not those associated with radiation exposures.The Fukushima Generation: New Data on Birth Defects in Post-Meltdown Japan
Nathalie-Kyoko Stucky, Jake Adelstein
September 26, 2013
Usually, we also declare that human negligence must be the root of the abnormalities.The Most Dangerous Substance in America May Be Fertilizer
April 19, 2013
And those errors—called point mutations—can create a fetus with abnormalities.How Old Is 'Too Old' for Fatherhood?
November 7, 2011
Do not abnormalities of any sort justify extraordinary measures?The Passion for Life
Abnormalities, before all else, should receive the strictest of attention.Criminal Types
V. M. Masten
If abnormalities are found, a physician should be consulted.
In many, the susceptibility to colds is due to abnormalities in the nose or throat.How to Live
Irving Fisher and Eugene Fisk
Her face looked cheerful and normal in this place of abnormalities.Bambi
Marjorie Benton Cooke
- an abnormal feature, event, etc
- a physical malformation; deformity
- deviation from the typical or usual; irregularity
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Word Origin and History for abnormalities
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- An anomaly, malformation, or difference from the normal.
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