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

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats