Anomalous Definition

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

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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