Abnormity
Abnormity Ab*nor"mi*ty, n.; pl. {Abnormities}. [LL. abnormitas. See {Abnormous}.] Departure from the ordinary type; irregularity; monstrosity. ``An abnormity . . . like a calf born with two heads.'' --Mrs. Whitney. [1913 Webster]

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  • abnormity — I noun aberrance, aberration, abnormality, anomalism, anomalousness, anomaly, deviation, divergence, erraticism, irregularity, nonconformity, quirk, subnormality, unnaturalness II index irregularity, nonconformity, quirk (idiosyncrasy) …   Law dictionary

  • abnormity — [ab nôr′mə tē] n. pl. abnormities [< L abnormis (see ABNORMAL) + ITY] Rare abnormality or monstrosity …   English World dictionary

  • abnormity — noun A departure from the ordinary type: an irregularity or monstrosity. Why do critics some of them make such short, smart work, such cheerful, confident despatch, nowadays, of a story with religion in it, as if it were an abnormity, a thing… …   Wiktionary

  • abnormity — /ab nawr mi tee/, n., pl. abnormities. an abnormal condition, quality, etc.; abnormality; irregularity. [1725 35; < LL abnormitas, equiv. to abnorm(is) (ab AB + norm(a) rule, NORM + is adj. suffix) + itas ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • abnormity — æb nÉ”rmÉ™tɪ / nɔːm n. irregularity, abnormality …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abnormity — n. Abnormality, irregularity, unconformity, anomaly, peculiarity, idiosyncrasy, singularity, deformity, monstrosity …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • abnormity — ab·nor·mi·ty …   English syllables

  • abnormity — /æbˈnɔməti/ (say ab nawmuhtee) noun (plural abnormities) 1. abnormality; irregularity. 2. malformation; monstrosity. {abnorm(al) + ity} …   Australian English dictionary

  • abnormity — n. (pl. ies) 1 an abnormality or irregularity. 2 a monstrosity. Etymology: L abnormis (as AB , normis f. norma rule) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Abnormities — Abnormity Ab*nor mi*ty, n.; pl. {Abnormities}. [LL. abnormitas. See {Abnormous}.] Departure from the ordinary type; irregularity; monstrosity. An abnormity . . . like a calf born with two heads. Mrs. Whitney. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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