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  1. of or relating to an anomaly.
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Origin of anomalistic

First recorded in 1760–70; anomal(y) + -istic
Related formsa·nom·a·lis·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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Related Words

aberrant, anomalous, atypical, bizarre, deviant, divergent, irregular, odd, peculiar, rare, uncommon, unnatural, unusual

Examples from the Web for anomalistic

Historical Examples

  • But a curious and anomalistic alignment of interests and parties now arose.

    The Columbia River

    William Denison Lyman

  • An Anomalistic month is the time in which the moon passes from perigee to perigee, &c.

  • But 2,300 solar years is an exact number, not only of lunations, but also of "anomalistic" months.