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English noun: abnormality

1. abnormality (state) an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies


Broader (hypernym)physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state

Narrower (hyponym)aberrance, aberrancy, aberration, abrachia, acardia, acephalia, acephalism, acephaly, acorea, acromicria, acromikria, acromphalus, amastia, aneuploidy, anomalousness, anomaly, anorchia, anorchidism, anorchism, arrested development, asynclitism, atresia, atypicality, brachydactylia, brachydactyly, cryptorchidism, cryptorchidy, cryptorchism, cyclopia, deviance, deviated septum, dextrocardia, dysplasia, ectrodactyly, erethism, fetal distress, fixation, foetal distress, gynecomastia, hepatomegaly, heterotaxy, hydatid mole, hydatidiform mole, hydramnios, hydrocephalus, hydrocephaly, hypervitaminosis, hypospadias, infantile fixation, infantilism, inversion, irritation, lagophthalmos, macrencephaly, macrocephaly, megacephaly, megalocephaly, megalohepatia, mental abnormality, microbrachia, microcephalus, microcephaly, molar pregnancy, nanocephaly, nanophthalmos, obliquity, pachycheilia, palmature, phimosis, pneumothorax, progeria, regression, retroflection, retroflexion, retroversion, sequela, spinal curvature, squint, strabismus, subnormality, torticollis, transposition, untypicality, varix, wryneck

Antonymsnormalcy, normality

2. abnormality (cognition) retardation sufficient to fall outside the normal range of intelligence

Synonymsmental defectiveness

Broader (hypernym)backwardness, mental retardation, retardation, slowness, subnormality

Narrower (hyponym)feeblemindedness

3. abnormality (attribute) marked strangeness as a consequence of being abnormal


Broader (hypernym)strangeness, unfamiliarity

4. abnormality (act) behavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morality


Broader (hypernym)misbehavior, misbehaviour, misdeed

Narrower (hyponym)deviance, deviation

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