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English noun: abnormality

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


Synonymsabnormalcy


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


Synonymsfreakishness


Broader (hypernym)strangeness, unfamiliarity

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


Synonymsirregularity


Broader (hypernym)misbehavior, misbehaviour, misdeed


Narrower (hyponym)deviance, deviation









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