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adjective as in substandard

adjective as in undersized

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If he can pass only the tests three years or more below his age, he is usually considered subnormal.

The first record after the operation is usually subnormal, and in twelve hours it rises to normal or beyond.

The affected part is commonly more or less anæsthetic and of subnormal temperature.

The chief cause of a subnormal temperature, in my opinion, is blocking of the body with too much food.

Variations of temperature, both increased and subnormal, occur in children suffering from evident in-nutrition.


On this page you'll find 167 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to subnormal, such as: cheap, inadequate, lousy, shoddy, bad, and base.

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