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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ab-nawr-mal-i-tee]
    • /ˌæb nɔrˈmæl ɪ ti/
    • /ˌæb.nɔːˈmæl.ə.ti/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-nawr-mal-i-tee]
    • /ˌæb nɔrˈmæl ɪ ti/

Definitions of abnormalities word

  • noun plural abnormalities an abnormal condition, state, or quality; irregularity; deviation. 1
  • noun plural abnormalities an abnormal thing or event. 1
  • noun abnormalities Plural form of abnormality. 1
  • noun abnormalities plural of abnormality. 0

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Origin of abnormalities

First appearance:

before 1850
One of the 32% newest English words
First recorded in 1850-55; abnormal + -ity

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Parts of speech for Abnormalities


abnormalities popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 69% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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Synonyms for abnormalities

noun abnormalities

  • irregularities — the quality or state of being irregular.
  • aberrations — Plural form of aberration.
  • anomalies — a deviation from the common rule, type, arrangement, or form. Synonyms: abnormality, exception, peculiarity.
  • oddities — an odd or remarkably unusual person, thing, or event.
  • idiosyncrasies — a characteristic, habit, mannerism, or the like, that is peculiar to an individual.

Antonyms for abnormalities

noun abnormalities

  • standards — something considered by an authority or by general consent as a basis of comparison; an approved model.

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