: not normal
used in distinction from the positive emphasis of abnormal
plural -es

Word History


French, from Medieval Latin anormalis, from Latin a- a- entry 2 + Late Latin normalis according to rule

First Known Use

1812, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anormal was in 1812

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“Anormal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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