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anomalism

[ uh-nom-uh-liz-uhm ]
/ əˈnɒm əˌlɪz əm /
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noun Rare.

the state or quality of being anomalous.
an anomaly.

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Origin of anomalism

1660–70; <Greek anṓmal(os) anomalous + -ism
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  • It may be that precisely the actual anomalism of these characteristics may render them eloquent in our case.

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