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Synonyms for anomaly
əˈnɒm ə lianom·a·ly

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  1. anomalynoun

    exception, inconsistency, deviation, abnormality, deviance, irregularity

  2. anomalynoun

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

    abnormality, exception, deviance, irregularity, inconsistency, deviation

  3. anomalynoun

    Something or someone that is strange or unusual.

    He is an anomaly among his friends.

    abnormality, inconsistency, deviance, deviation, irregularity, exception

  4. anomalynoun

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

    exception, deviation, abnormality, irregularity, deviance, inconsistency

  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.

    inconsistency, irregularity, deviance, abnormality, exception, deviation

  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. Conrad Plyler:

    I don't think of Conrad Plyler as an anomaly, I think that younger Republican voters are more progressive... and it has now become a generational thing inside the party, so, if Republicans are scared of these kinds of voters, then they are scared of Republicans. That's the shame of it.

  2. Bob Behnken:

    In general, the anomaly that happened to us in the past, that's the best kind because we'll figure that one out ... and we'll make sure that that's not going to happen again, we're the risk-takers, and being informed on that risk is super important as well.

  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. Victoria Arlen:

    It’s really rare to get both of them and they still don’t know what caused it, i’m kind of an anomaly.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    We’ve got to make sure that it’s the anomaly and not the rule going forward.

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