From Latin abnormis, from ab- + norma (“rule”), combined with -ous. For more, see normal.
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈæbˌnɔɹ.məs/, /əbˈnɔɹ.məs/
abnormous (comparative more abnormous, superlative most abnormous)
- (archaic) Abnormal; irregular; misshapen. [First attested in the mid 18th century.]
(Can we date this quote?) State Trials:
- A character of a more abnormous cast than his equally suspected coadjutor.
- ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 , ISBN 978-0198605751), page 6