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abnormity

[ ab-nawr-mi-tee ]

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of abnormity1

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

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Example Sentences

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

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

Amongst the Birds of Ceylon, the same abnormity is apparent.

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