|1.||[ adjective ] not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm|
"abnormal powers of concentration" "abnormal amounts of rain" "abnormal circumstances" "an abnormal interest in food"
|Related terms:||normal defective aberrant anomalous kinky brachydactylic atypical subnormal supernormal vicarious freakish antidromic insane normalcy normality|
|2.||[ adjective ] (psychology) departing from the normal in e.g. intelligence and development|
"they were heartbroken when they learned their child was abnormal" "an abnormal personality"
|Related terms:||normal psychology exceptional|
|3.||[ adjective ] much greater than the normal|
"abnormal profits" "abnormal ambition"