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Synonyms for anomaly
əˈnɒm ə lianom·a·ly

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  1. anomalynoun

    irregularity, exception, inconsistency, deviation, abnormality, deviance

  2. anomalynoun

    A deviation from a rule or from what is regarded as normal.

    deviation, abnormality, inconsistency, irregularity, deviance, exception

  3. anomalynoun

    Something or someone that is strange or unusual.

    He is an anomaly among his friends.

    exception, irregularity, abnormality, deviation, deviance, inconsistency

  4. anomalynoun

    Any event or measurement that is out of the ordinary regardless of whether it is exceptional or not.

    inconsistency, deviance, irregularity, abnormality, exception, deviation

  5. anomalynoun

    Any of various angular distances.

    inconsistency, irregularity, abnormality, deviance, exception, deviation

  6. anomalynoun

    A defect or malformation.

    deviance, abnormality, exception, deviation, inconsistency, irregularity

  7. anomalynoun

    A failure of a classical symmetry due to quantum corrections.

    deviation, exception, inconsistency, abnormality, deviance, irregularity

  8. anomalynoun

    An irregularity or disproportion.

    irregularity, deviance, inconsistency, deviation, abnormality, exception

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. anomaly

    irregularity, abnormity, exception, informality, peculiarity, eccentricity

    conformity, regularity, illustration, conformance, exemplification, specimen

Princeton's WordNet

  1. anomaly, anomalousnessnoun

    deviation from the normal or common order or form or rule

    anomalousness, unusual person

  2. anomaly, unusual personnoun

    a person who is unusual

    anomalousness, unusual person

  3. anomalynoun

    (astronomy) position of a planet as defined by its angular distance from its perihelion (as observed from the sun)

    anomalousness, unusual person

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. anomalynoun

    irregularity, abnormity, singularity, peculiarity, unconformity, eccentricity, monstrosity

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. anomalynoun

    irregularity, abnormity, deviation


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  1. Erik Venter:

    Nigeria is an anomaly. A huge potential market but very difficult to operate in, you would expect in a market of that magnitude the likes of a Comair should be climbing in there enthusiastically but we honestly don't want to touch it.

  2. Red Cross spokeswoman Krislyn Yano:

    It’s an anomaly, everything is so uncertain.

  3. Officer Peter Casuccio:

    I'm not an anomaly, the overwhelming majority of police officers feel the same way. They do the same thing.

  4. Glenn Jacobs:

    People are sick and tired of career politicians, and we have seen that at the highest level, i think a lot of people within the political realm, though, believe that President Trump was an anomaly and it only was going to happen at the federal level. And I don't think that's true. I think it's going to happen through all levels of government, because whether you're on the left or you're on the right, we can see that government doesn't work for you. And people are looking for folks who will work for them.

  5. Hans Koenigsmann:

    Just prior, before we wanted to fire the (thrusters), there was an anomaly and the vehicle was destroyed, there were no injuries. SpaceX had taken all safety measures prior to this test, as we always do.

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