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 Meanings and Examples of ABNORMAL
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abnormal
 a.  unusual; not typical; not normal
Classic Sentence:
1  It would have pleased her to think that he made these trips to see her, but even her abnormal vanity refused to believe this.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
2  Her sense of irony never quite deserted her, and she could still note, with self-directed derision, the abnormal value suddenly acquired by the most tiresome and insignificant details of her former life.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 8
3  Yet to the casual eye she was not discontented, she was not an abnormal and distressing traitor to the faith of Main Street.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XX
4  She was encouraged to believe that she had not been abnormal in viewing Gopher Prairie as unduly tedious and slatternly.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVII
5  It had been felt that the existence of a farm owned and operated by pigs was somehow abnormal and was liable to have an unsettling effect in the neighbourhood.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter X
6  There was nothing markedly abnormal in any of these conditions, which harmonised with my former experiences.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In IX. The Adventure of The Resident Patient
7  His advance seems almost abnormal.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
8  He had grown so stout this year that he would have been abnormal had he not been so tall, so broad of limb, and so strong that he carried his bulk with evident ease.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XX
9  His redeeming quality is a love of animals, though, indeed, he has such curious turns in it that I sometimes imagine he is only abnormally cruel.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
10  The princess, who had a straight, rigid body, abnormally long for her legs, looked directly at Prince Vasili with no sign of emotion in her prominent gray eyes.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXI
Example Sentence:
1  Fujitsu, Toshiba, HP and Lenovo all insist that their designs are sufficiently different to Dell and Apple, that there is no abnormal risk of fire.
2  Tests revealed some abnormal skin cells.
3  Blood vessels develop abnormally in cancer tumours.