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noun, plural ab·nor·mi·ties.
  1. an abnormal condition, quality, etc.; abnormality; irregularity.
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Origin of abnormity

1725–35; < Late Latin abnormitās, equivalent to abnorm(is) (ab- ab- + norm(a) rule, norm + -is adj. suffix) + -itās -ity
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Historical Examples of abnormity

  • The next one she called an abnormity, and the third she called a barn—simply.

    An American Girl in London

    Sara Jeannette Duncan

  • The asparagus or sweet potato stem occasionally broadens out into a ribbon, and it passes as an abnormity.