abnormally abnormally  /æb ˈnɔr mə li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an abnormal manner

Usage(s):

  1. Those signals revealed abnormally high levels of radiation, a sure sign of serious trouble.
  2. An abnormally large baby boy.
  3. The rate of placenta accreta--in which the placenta attaches abnormally to the uterine wall--has increased thirtyfold in the past 30 years.

News

  1. Stylized Pic of Beyonce in Cavalli Leads to ‘Photoshop’ Headlines

    *Designer Roberto Cavalli emailed press a stylized rendering of Beyonce in one of his dresses in which her arms and legs are abnormally long and thin…and now the Internet is calling it a “photoshop.” Cavalli announced that Bey wore a special Roberto Cavalli “created exclusively for her ‘The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour’” at her [...]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: EURweb

  2. Stocks rally brings first weekly rise in three

    NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks rallied on Friday, with Wall Street clearing weekly losses to tally its first weekly gain in three, as May payrolls rose more than forecast. "I think the markets are finally rediscovering risk, after abnormally low volatility over the last several months," said Bruce McCain, chief investment strategist at Key Private Bank. In its best session since Jan. 2 ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Market Watch

  3. Smucker Slumps as Sales Growth Comes to a Halt

    J.M. Smucker (SJM) shares were abnormally weak Thursday after the jelly and coffee company offered bland fourth-quarter sales — hit by lower pricing — and pedestrian revenue expectations for fiscal 2014. The stock, up 14.2% year to date compared with … Continue reading ?
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Exchange via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "He [King Abdullah] acknowledged that the current oil prices are abnormally high due to speculative factors and some other national government policies," Mr Ban said. "He is willing to what he can to [bring] the price of oil to adequate...
    on Jun 15, 2008 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: BBC News

  2. "The recent round of appreciation has been abnormally quick and doesn't seem to be related to the domestic factors which would normally lead to that sort of appreciation," Dodge said in response to a question after a speech to the Institute of...
    on Oct 21, 2007 By: David Dodge Source: Reuters

  3. "The housing market is expected to continue to weigh on economic activity in coming quarters," Bernanke cautioned. "Homebuilders, still faced with abnormally high inventories of unsold homes, are likely to cut the pace of their building...
    on Feb 27, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: RTT News

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