Translation of subnormal in Spanish:

subnormal

Pronunciation: /sʌbˈnɔːrməl; sʌbˈnɔːməl/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 2 [temperatures/rainfall] por debajo de lo normal
    More example sentences
    • Epilepsy does not shorten life or cause insanity or subnormal intelligence.
    • I suspect it was in fact a holding pen for all of Brighton's mentally subnormal and alcoholic inhabitants.
    • He's a man of limited intelligence, he's got a very subnormal IQ, and they wanted to hang the crime on someone.

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.