abnorm

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Danish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

abnorm

  1. abnormal

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of abnorm
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular abnorm 2
Neuter singular abnormt 2
Plural abnorme 2
Definite attributive1 abnorme
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

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German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

abnorm (comparative abnormer, superlative am abnormsten)

  1. abnormal

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin abnōrmis (departing from normal), from both ab- (away from, off), from ab (from, away from, of), from Proto-Italic *ab, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂epó (off, away), and from nōrma (norm, standard; rule, precept) (with the suffix -is), from Etruscan, from Ancient Greek γνώμων (gnṓmōn, examiner, carpenter's square), from γιγνώσκω (gignṓskō, I am aware of) (with the suffix -μων (-mōn, I am aware of), from Proto-Indo-European *-mō), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵiǵneh₃- (with the suffix -σκω (-skō), from Proto-Indo-European *-sḱéti), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵneh₃- (to know).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /abˈnɔrm/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔrm
  • Hyphenation: ab‧norm

Adjective[edit]

abnorm (neuter singular abnormt, definite singular and plural abnorme)

  1. abnormal (not conforming to rule or system)
    • 1895, Amalie Skram, Professor Hieronimus, page 241:
      den interesse for det abnorme, som Deres billeder viser
      the interest in the abnormal that your pictures show
    • 1957, Edvard Grieg, Artikler og taler, page 137:
      kong Ludvig af Bayerns abnorme forhold til Richard Wagner
      King Louis of Bavaria's abnormal relationship with Richard Wagner
    • 1933 March 25, Aftenposten, page 3:
      landet trenger en forvaringsanstalt for abnorme kriminelle
      the country needs a detention center for abnormal criminals
    • 1969, Dag Solstad, Irr! Grønt!, page 24:
      hva angikk vel Emanuel Vigelands gigantiske kvinnefantasier, hans abnorme frukbarhetskultus henne?
      what about Emanuel Vigeland's gigantic female fantasies, his abnormal fertility cult to her?
    • 1998, Finn Skårderud, Uro, page 74:
      [pasienten] søkte Freud blant annet på grunn av en abnorm frykt for at hans far … skulle bli utsatt for en østerlandsk torturmetode
      [the patient] sought Freud, among other things, due to an abnormal fear that his father… would be subjected to an Eastern method of torture
    en abnorm trang til å kritiserean abnormal urge to criticize
    vise abnorme tilbøyelighetershow abnormal inclinations
    ha en abnorm seksualdrifthave an abnormal sex drive
    abnormt sjelelivabnormal psyche
  2. abnormal, unusual or striking (of or pertaining to that which is irregular)
    være abnormt sent utvikletbe abnormally late developed
    • 1999, Knut Hamsun, Knut Hamsuns brev V, page 95:
      jeg er abnormt daarlig i aarstal
      I'm abnormally bad in years
    • 1958, Aksel Sandemose, Varulven, page 9:
      Tor Anderssen rettet den abnormt lange ryggen
      Tor Anderssen straightened his abnormally long back
    • 2011 December 10, Aftenposten, page 46:
      [hannfuglene] kretser rundt [høna], … bruser og utstøter noen helt abnormt kåte lokkelyder
      [the male birds] circle around [the hen],… shower and emit some completely abnormally horny lures
    Synonyms: abnormal, anormal, unormal

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin abnormis

Adjective[edit]

abnorm (neuter singular abnormt, definite singular and plural abnorme)

  1. abnormal (not conforming to rule or system)

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Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

abnorm (comparative mer abnorm, superlative mest abnorm)

  1. abnormal, unnatural; of or pertaining to behaviour that deviates from norms

Declension[edit]

Inflection of abnorm
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular abnorm mer abnorm mest abnorm
Neuter singular abnormt mer abnormt mest abnormt
Plural abnorma mer abnorma mest abnorma
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 abnorme mer abnorme mest abnorme
All abnorma mer abnorma mest abnorma
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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