Abnormous
Abnormous Ab*nor"mous, a. [L. abnormis; ab + norma rule. See {Normal}.] Abnormal; irregular. --Hallam. [1913 Webster]

A character of a more abnormous cast than his equally suspected coadjutor. --State Trials. [1913 Webster]


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  • abnormous — index peculiar (curious) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • abnormous — adjective Abnormal; irregular …   Wiktionary

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  • abnormous — (ˈ)ab|nȯrməs, ȯ(ə)m also əbˈ adjective Etymology: irregular (influence of enormous) from Latin abnormis, from ab ab (I) + norma rule more at normal archaic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Abnormal — Ab*nor mal, a. [For earlier anormal, F. anormal, LL. anormalus for anomalus, Gr. ?. Confused with L. abnormis. See {Anomalous}, {Abnormous}, {Anormal}.] Not conformed to rule or system; deviating from the type; anomalous; irregular. That… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • 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

  • Mischling — ( crossbreed in German, plural: Mischlinge) was the German term used during the Third Reich to denote persons deemed to have only partial Aryan ancestry.[1] The word has essentially the same origin as mestee in English, mestizo in Spanish and… …   Wikipedia

  • norm — 1. noun /nɔːm,nɔrm/ a) That which is regarded as normal or typical. Unemployment is the norm in this part of the country. b) A rule that is enforced by members of a community. Not eating your children is just one of those societal norms. See Also …   Wiktionary

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