Definition of anomalous in English:


Syllabification: a·nom·a·lous
Pronunciation: /əˈnämələs




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  • ‘The issue, really, this year is the anomalously warm sea surface temperatures in the Atlantic,’ said Frank Lepore of the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida.
  • It's added a rare touch of glamour to the club, whose space-age stadium squats anomalously on the edge of a determinedly humdrum town.
  • The number of calves born in 1999 and 2000 was found to be low following two feeding seasons that were shortened by anomalously cold winters with extensive ice coverage.


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  • ‘To imagine oneself a gypsy,’ she writes, ‘is to escape, in some sense, from conventional femininity; it is also to claim kinship with those who mirror and explain one's anomalousness’.
  • It shows the degree of anomalousness with respect to best fitting class at each location.
  • Our design maintains records of event likelihood, from which we approximate the anomalousness of a given packet.


mid 17th century: via late Latin from Greek anōmalos (from an- 'not' + homalos 'even') + -ous.

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