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subnormal

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsubnormalsub‧nor‧mal /ˌsʌbˈnɔːməl◂ $ -ˈnɔːr-/ adjective technical 🔊 🔊 LESSless or lower than normal 🔊 subnormal temperatures
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subnormalI forgave him for the many occasions on which he had unthinkingly made me feel mentally subnormal.More than half the total number were categorized as educationally subnormal.The authorities treat the children as subnormal.A great deal hangs upon the species difference, the human capacity of the less subnormal, and the potentiality of normal infants.It provides special education, as noted in Chapter 4, for educationally subnormal children and for those previously described as ineducable.Consent can not be given by a child, for example, or by a severely subnormal individual.It is unclear what standard of consent should be employed with respect to children or those of subnormal intelligence.
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