Abnormal

All possible synonyms of the word Abnormal as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Abnormal

Definition

  • much greater than the normal; "abnormal profits"; "abnormal ambition"

Synonyms

  • abnormal

Similar to

  • immoderate: beyond reasonable limits; "immoderate laughter"; "immoderate spending"

Abnormal

Definition

  • departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development; "they were heartbroken when they learned their child was abnormal"; "an abnormal personality"

Synonyms

  • abnormal

Topic domains

  • psychology, psychological science: the science of mental life

Similar to

  • exceptional(a): deviating widely from a norm of physical or mental ability; used especially of children below normal in intelligence; "special educational provisions for exceptional children"

Abnormal, unnatural

Definition

  • 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"

Synonyms

  • abnormal
  • unnatural

Also see

  • insane: afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"

Attributes

  • normality, normalcy: being within certain limits that define the range of normal functioning

Similar to

  • aberrant, deviant, deviate: markedly different from an accepted norm; "aberrant behavior"; "deviant ideas"
  • anomalous: deviating from the general or common order or type; "advanced forms of life may be anomalous in the universe"
  • antidromic: conducting nerve impulses in a direction opposite to normal
  • atypical, irregular: deviating from normal expectations; somewhat odd, strange, or abnormal; "these days large families are atypical"; "atypical clinical findings"; "atypical pneumonia"; "highly irregular behavior"
  • brachydactylic, brachydactylous: having abnormally short finger or toes
  • defective: markedly subnormal in structure or function or intelligence or behavior; "defective speech"
  • freakish: characteristic of a freak; "a freakish extra toe"
  • kinky, perverted: (used of sexual behavior) showing or appealing to bizarre or deviant tastes; "kinky sex"; "perverted practices"
  • subnormal: below normal or average; "after the floods the harvests were subnormal"; "subnormal intelligence"
  • supernormal: exceeding the normal or average; "years of supernormal employment during the war"; "a phase of supernormal excitability"
  • vicarious: occurring in an abnormal part of the body instead of the usual site involved in that function; "vicarious menstruation"

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