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Synonyms for abnormalæbˈnɔr məl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abnormal, unnatural(adj)

    not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm

    "abnormal powers of concentration"; "abnormal amounts of rain"; "abnormal circumstances"; "an abnormal interest in food"

    affected, abnormal, unnatural

    normal, moderate, average, natural, typical, modal(a), median(a), mean(a), regular

  2. abnormal(adj)

    departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development

    "they were heartbroken when they learned their child was abnormal"; "an abnormal personality"


    mean(a), average, typical, modal(a), normal, moderate, regular, median(a), natural

  3. abnormal(adj)

    much greater than the normal

    "abnormal profits"; "abnormal ambition"


    average, mean(a), normal, median(a), modal(a), typical, natural, regular, moderate


  1. abnormal(adjective)

    Not conforming to rule or system; deviating from the usual or normal type.

    strange, odd, irregular, anomalous, exceptional, extraordinary, aberrant, unusual

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. abnormal

    exceptional, irregular, monstrous, peculiar, rare, singular, uncommon, unprecedented, unusual

    common, natural, normal, ordinary, regular, typical, usual

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. abnormal(a.)

    irregular, anomalous, anomalistic, unusual, unnatural, singular, peculiar, unconformable, exceptional, heteroclite, aberrant, eccentric, erratic, strange, monstrous, preternatural

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List of paraphrases:

anomalous, unusual, unnatural, aberrant, irregular, anomaly, deviant, freaking, abnormality

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