Anomalous Definition

ə-nŏmə-ləs
adjective
Deviating from the normal or common order, form, or rule.
American Heritage
Deviating from the regular arrangement, general rule, or usual method; abnormal.
Webster's New World
Equivocal, as in classification or nature.
American Heritage
Being or seeming to be inconsistent, contradictory, or improper.
Webster's New World
The definition of anomalous is something abnormal or deviating from the usual method.
A person with 50 piercings and tattoos is an example of someone who is anomalous.
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Origin of Anomalous

  • From Late Latin anōmalos from Greek uneven probably from an- not a–1 homalos even (from homos same sem-1 in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Late Latin anomalus

    From Wiktionary

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