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Synonyms for anomalous
əˈnɒm ə ləsanoma·lous

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. anomalous

    That is absurd which is contrary to the first principles of reasoning; as, that a part should be greater than the whole is absurd. A paradoxical statement appears at first thought contradictory or absurd, while it may be really true. Anything is irrational when clearly contrary to sound reason, foolish when contrary to practical good sense, silly when petty and contemptible in its folly, erroneous when containing error that vitiates the result, unreasonable when there seems a perverse bias or an intent to go wrong. Monstrous and preposterous refer to what is overwhelmingly absurd; as, "O monstrous! eleven buckram men grown out of two," Shakespeare 1 King Henry IV, act ii, sc. 4. The ridiculous or the nonsensical is worthy only to be laughed at. The lunatic's claim to be a king is ridiculous; the Mother Goose rimes are nonsensical. Compare INCONGRUOUS.

    Synonyms:
    absurd, chimerical, erroneous, false, foolish, ill-advised, ill-considered, ill-judged, inconclusive, incorrect, infatuated, irrational, ludicrous, mistaken, monstrous, nonsensical, paradoxical, preposterous, ridiculous, senseless, stupid, unreasonable, wild

    Antonyms:
    certain, consistent, demonstrable, demonstrated, established, incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, indubitable, infallible, logical, rational, reasonable, sagacious, sensible, sound, substantial, true, undeniable, unquestionable, wise

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. anomalous

    Synonyms:
    irregular, abnormal, exceptional, unusual, eccentric

    Antonyms:
    regular, normal, usual, ordinary, common, wonted, in the order of things

Princeton's WordNet

  1. anomalousadjective

    deviating from the general or common order or type

    "advanced forms of life may be anomalous in the universe"

    Antonyms:
    normal

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. anomalousadjective

    Synonyms:
    abnormal, irregular, aberrant, unnatural, exceptional

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "anomalous":

    abnormal, unusual, anomaly, aberrant

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2028wild
#2392false
#4775stupid
#5261unusual
#6385exceptional
#7081incorrect
#11656abnormal
#12604ridiculous
#13587irregular
#15666mistaken
#16024unreasonable
#16072foolish
#16818absurd
#18910erroneous
#19391anomaly
#22085eccentric
#22275irrational
#27327anomalous
#30875monstrous
#35057senseless
#35236ludicrous
#43014inconclusive
#43073paradoxical
#47074aberrant
#48752nonsensical
#51009preposterous
#83110infatuated
#210635chimerical

How to use anomalous in a sentence?

  1. Rachael Chen:

    Earlier this evening, the Vice President's traveling delegation was delayed from departing Singapore because the Vice President's office was made aware of a report of a recent possible anomalous health incident in Hanoi, Vietnam. After careful assessment, the decision was made to continue with the Vice President's trip.

  2. James Oberg:

    In my research on various space/missile events which have given rise to spectacular UFO stories, I have relied on and trusted the diligent work of past chroniclers and try to express gratitude to them, these research results are dedicated to the legions of unsung and often anonymous worldwide chroniclers of UFO reports and other anomalous observations which so often fall through the cracks of scientific attention.

  3. James Oberg:

    These research results are dedicated to the legions of unsung and often anonymous worldwide chroniclers of UFO reports and other anomalous observations which so often fall through the cracks of scientific attention.

  4. Samuel Meacham:

    Over the years, we have seen these anomalous weird things within caves that we couldnt quite explain rocks out of place, rocks stacked on top of each other, things that just didnt seem natural. But we didnt have a really good explanation.

  5. Varun Badhwar:

    Even if the data that was leaked is mostly publicly available, having one large data dump makes it easier for attackers to run attack campaigns where they send mass phishing emails to the 33.7 million unique email addresses at the impacted organizations, so while it’s important to quickly investigate this specific breach and find the root cause, it’s even more important for the impacted organizations to ensure that they have tools to be able to monitor their networks for anomalous activity and stay vigilant.


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