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Meaning of ANOMALOUS

Pronunciation:  u'nâmulus

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  deviating from the general or common order or type; "advanced forms of life may be anomalous in the universe"

ANOMALOUS is a 9 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: abnormal



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\A*nom"a*lous\, a. [L. anomalus, Gr. ? uneven,
irregular; 'an priv. + ? even, ? same. See {Same}, and cf.
Deviating from a general rule, method, or analogy; abnormal;
irregular; as, an anomalous proceeding.

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