noun see subnormal

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  • subnormality — noun The state or condition of being subnormal …   Wiktionary

  • subnormality — A subnormal state or condition. * * * sub·nor·mal·i·ty (sub″nor malґĭ te) the state of being subnormal …   Medical dictionary

  • subnormality — n. state of being below normal standards; retardation, slowness, lack of normal intellectual development …   English contemporary dictionary

  • subnormality — sub·normality …   English syllables

  • subnormality — noun 1. the state of being less than normal (especially with respect to intelligence) • Derivationally related forms: ↑subnormal • Hypernyms: ↑abnormality, ↑abnormalcy 2. lack of normal development of intellectual capacities • Syn: ↑reta …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Subnormal subgroup — In mathematics, in the field of group theory, a subgroup H of a given group G is a subnormal subgroup of G if there is a chain of subgroups of the group, each one normal in the next, beginning at H and ending at G .In notation, H is k subnormal… …   Wikipedia

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