abnormally[ ab-nawr-muhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF abnormally
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ABNORMALLY
She also saw that Dick was abnormally excited, and suspected that he had been drinking.
Dilly was a very little woman, with abnormally long and sinewy arms.
Not a gun will be in sight, and the battery will be abnormally light.
In 15.5% we find trochocephalous or abnormally round heads (index 91).
On board the Euphrates Wickham had been abnormally interested in Cressley.
Moreover the memory of the hypnotized is, as we saw, abnormally sharpened.
The fact was—she admitted it—that she was abnormally sensitive.
Abnormally tall and broad as he was, he looked in this dress gigantic.
And the same holds good in cases where the calyx is abnormally leafy.
His eyes were abnormally large, and round like those of a cat.
1835, displaced older abnormous (1742) and rival anormal (1835) under influence of Latin abnormis "deviating from a rule," from ab- "off, away from" (see ab-) + norma "rule" (see norm). The older forms were via Old French anormal (13c.), from Medieval Latin anormalos, from Greek anomalos, from an- "not" + homalos, from homos "same." The Greek word was altered in Latin by association with norma. Related: Abnormally.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ABNORMALLY
- in a different manner
- on the contrary
- on the other hand
- poles apart
- vice versa
- above all
- before all else
- in particular
- in specie