- a not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm
abnormal powers of concentration
abnormal amounts of rain
an abnormal interest in food
- a departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development
they were heartbroken when they learned their child was abnormal
an abnormal personality
- s much greater than the normal
- The health-promoting effects of EPA and DHA have little or nothing to do with preventing abnormal cardiac rhythms.
- The vice president's office says in a statement Cheney has resumed "his normal schedule" following an afternoon procedure for an abnormal heart rhythm.
- But destroy the tumor at its source, and the abnormal cells can't survive.
News & Articles
- The New Abnormal In Movies: Why Charm Is Dead, Sequels, Reboots, And Marketing Moguls Rule (And The One Bright Spot)
Film and TV producer Lynda Obst explains what went so terribly wrong with movies in her new book, Sleepless in Hollywood. Here, she outlines four big reasons for the sea of warmed-over sameness that is studio filmmaking (and one reason the creatively driven film might survive). In her new book, Sleepless in Hollywood: Tales From the New Abnormal in the Movie Business, movie producer Lynda Obst ...
June 12, 2013 - Fast Company Magazine
- Ouch! New Survey Suggests Dangers, High Heels
Suffering in the name of fashion is nothing abnormal for some women- but it could be doing more harm than you think!
June 12, 2013 - FOX 29 Philadelphia
- Abnormal Heartbeat Condition Linked to Cognitive Decline
An abnormal heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation, is associated with faster cognitive decline, according to new research from a University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Public Health scientist.
June 9, 2013 - Kansas City InfoZine
- Daniel Bouton in Forbes
Despite the bank's losses, which Bouton called "enormous and abnormal," he insisted Societe Generale's viability was not at risk.
- Aaron Baddeley in Toronto Star
I've played with Tiger in two Masters,said Baddeley, who also played with him in 2000. "It's not abnormal to play with Tiger in the majors. Tiger is the best player in the world, but I feel like I'm playing nicely."
- Satoru Iwata in International Herald Tribune
We must do our best to fix this abnormal lack of stock,Nintendo President Satoru Iwata told reporters. "We have not been able to properly foresee demand."