Anomalous meaning

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Of uncertain or unknown categorization.
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Having anomalies.
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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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Deviating from the normal or common order, form, or rule.
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Equivocal, as in classification or nature.
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Deviating from the regular arrangement, general rule, or usual method; abnormal.
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Being or seeming to be inconsistent, contradictory, or improper.
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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