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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Late Latin
Origin: anomalus, from Greek, 'uneven, anomalous', from an- 'not' + homalos 'even'

anomalous

adjective
     
a‧nom‧a‧lous formal
different from what you expected to find:
a highly anomalous situation
anomalous results
anomalously adverb

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