Associations to the word «Abnormality»

Wiktionary

ABNORMALITY, noun. The state or quality of being abnormal; variation; irregularity. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
ABNORMALITY, noun. Something abnormal; an aberration; an abnormal occurrence or feature. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]

Dictionary definition

ABNORMALITY, noun. An abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies.
ABNORMALITY, noun. Retardation sufficient to fall outside the normal range of intelligence.
ABNORMALITY, noun. Marked strangeness as a consequence of being abnormal.
ABNORMALITY, noun. Behavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morality.

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.