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    anomalous

    anomalous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word anomalous

    Definition
    (adj) deviating from the general or common order or type
    Example Sentence
    • advanced forms of life may be anomalous in the universe
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for anomalous

anomalous means abnormal. Think of abnormal when you read the word anomalous

anomalous behaviour of water with different forms as in solid liquid and gas... ice, water and vapours... so irregular in characteristics

anomalous ~ a (not) + nomal (normal); someone who is not normal and hence abnormal or deviating from general.

anomaly = irregularity, anomalous = irregular

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anomalous..can be split into.. "am not nomal" means abnormal

AbNOrMAL-OUS (If you only consider the capital letters it spells ANOMALOUS which means abnormal)

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