ETYM French anormal, Late Lat. anormalus for anomalus. Confused with Latin abnormis. Related to Anomalous, Abnormous, Anormal.
1. Not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm.
2. Much greater than the normal.
3. (Psychology) Departing from the normal, e.g. in intelligence and development.
Astronomy, pertaining to anomaly. anomalistic month, interval between two perigees of moon. anomalistic year, interval between two perihelion passages of Earth.
ETYM Latin anomalus, Greek, uneven, irregular; an priv. + homalos even, homo same. Related to Same, Abnormal.
Deviating from the general or common order or type.
Self-contradictory; abnormal; out of harmony; irregular.
ETYM Greek; a priv. + rhythmos rhythm.
1. Not having a steady rhythm; SYN. jerking, jerky, unsteady.
2. Without regard for rhythm; SYN. arrhythmical.
Lacking funds; SYN. bust, skint, stone-broke, stony-broke.
ETYM Latin defectivus: cf. French défectif. Related to Defect.
1. Having a defect; SYN. faulty.
2. Markedly subnormal in structure or function or intelligence or behavior.
1. In utter disorder; SYN. higgledy-piggledy, hugger-mugger, jumbled, topsy-turvy.
2. Undisciplined and unruly.
ETYM Latin incorrectus: cf. French incorrect. Related to In- not, and Correct.
Not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth; SYN. wrong.
ETYM Pref. in- not + formal.
1. Not formal.
2. Not officially recognized or controlled; SYN. loose.
3. Used of spoken and written language.
ETYM Latin inordinatus disordered. Related to In- not, and Ordinate.
Not limited to rules prescribed, or to usual bounds; irregular; excessive; immoderate.
ETYM Pref. ir- not + regular: cf. French irrégulier.
1. Contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice.
2. Independent in behavior or thought; SYN. maverick, unorthodox.
3. Lacking continuity or regularity; SYN. temporary.
4. Not occurring at expected times; SYN. unpredictable.
5. Said of a surface: not level or flat.
6. Used of the military: not belonging to or engaged in by regular army forces.
Roving; wandering; discursive.
Lacking symmetry or attractive form
1. Not righteous
2. Violating principles of justice
ETYM Old Eng. wrong, wrang, a. and n, as. wrang.; originally, awry, wrung, from wringan to wring; akin to Dutch wrang bitter, Dan. vrang wrong, Swed. vrang, Icel. rangr awry, wrong. Related to Wring.
1. Based on or acting or judging in error.
2. Contrary to conscience or morality or law.
3. Not in accord with established usage or procedure.
4. Used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward.