anomalous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word 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
AbNOrMAL-OUS (If you only consider the capital letters it spells ANOMALOUS which means abnormal)