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English noun: anomaly

1. anomaly (state) deviation from the normal or common order or form or rule


Broader (hypernym)abnormalcy, abnormality

Narrower (hyponym)birth defect, congenital abnormality, congenital anomaly, congenital defect, congenital disorder

2. anomaly (person) a person who is unusual

Synonymsunusual person

Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Narrower (hyponym)aberrant, albino, anachronism, automaton, behemoth, colossus, eccentric, eccentric person, flake, geek, giant, goliath, Jekyll and Hyde, kook, misfit, monster, odd fellow, odd fish, odd man out, oddball, queer bird, queer duck, rara avis, rare bird, transexual, transsexual, ugly duckling, zombi, zombie

3. anomaly (location) (astronomy) position of a planet as defined by its angular distance from its perihelion (as observed from the sun)

Broader (hypernym)place, position

Domain categoryastronomy, uranology

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