abnormality

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

abnormal +‎ -ity

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌæbˌnɔɹˈmæl.ət.i/, /ˌæbˌnɔɹˈmæl.ɪt.i/, /ˌæbˌnɚˈmæl.ət.i/, /ˌæbˌnɚˈmæl.ɪt.i/

Noun[edit]

abnormality (countable and uncountable, plural abnormalities)

  1. The state or quality of being abnormal; variation; irregularity. [First attested in the mid 19th century.][1]
  2. Something abnormal; an aberration; an abnormal occurrence or feature. [First attested in the mid 19th century.][1]

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 “abnormality” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 6.