ANOMALY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ANOMALY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  irregularity; person or something that is unusual; departure from normal or common order
Classic Sentence:
1  As to his dealing in the mild article of milk, by the by, there never was a greater anomaly.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 27. TOMMY TRADDLES
2  She presents the curious anomaly of the most solid masonry joining with oak and hemp in constituting the completed ship.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 96. The Try-Works.
3  This development has been sharply ridiculed as a logical anomaly and flat reversal of nature.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In VI
4  I must say that I had my doubts about the strict justice of this, and was not even frightened out of them by the bushel of wheat which reconciles all anomalies.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 33. BLISSFUL
5  Even to-day the masses of the Negroes see all too clearly the anomalies of their position and the moral crookedness of yours.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Context  Highlight   In VI
Example Sentence:
1  No doubt, this anomaly is the result of the uncertain international environment and high interest rates.
2  It is often unpleasant to see an anomaly animal.
3  Statistical anomalies can make it difficult to compare economic data from one year to the next.
4  There were of course anomalies, but some would have occurred whatever mechanisms for resource allocation had been adopted.