Origin of anomalous
Examples from the Web for anomalous
No matter the name, the purported “anomalous primate” has long been the subject of a cycle of stories and skepticism.
Alito opened the door by questioning the “anomalous” Abood precedent, which lets states coerce union members into paying dues.The Conservative Case for Unions After the Harris v. Quinn Decision|James Poulos|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The bank acknowledges that it has some problems, but says they are anomalous.
History has not decided about Carter because he is so anomalous.
The recent auction records are not as anomalous as they may appear.
Very many verbs seem to be anomalous in some of their forms in consequence of deriving these from an obsolete kindred root.Greek in a Nutshell|James Strong
I need not say that all this got righted in time, but the anomalous condition described did exist originally.Villainage in England|Paul Vinogradoff
There is not, indeed, in the history of any nation or community any record of an office so anomalous.Ave Roma Immortalis, Vol. 2|Francis Marion Crawford
The problem presented by these anomalous areas has already been discussed in the chapter on the Rule of Descent.Kinship Organisations and Group Marriage in Australia|Northcote W. Thomas
An anomalous individual, lacking a right pelvic fin, was found in Lone Star Lake.Fishes of the Wakarusa River in Kansas|James E. Deacon
British Dictionary definitions for anomalous
Word Origin for anomalous
Word Origin and History for anomalous
1640s, from Late Latin anomalus, from Greek anomalos "uneven, irregular" (see anomaly). Related: Anomalously; anomalousness.