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abnormal

adjective
 
/æbˈnɔr·məl/
not normal: abnormal behavior
Translations of “abnormal”
in Korean 비정상적인…
in Arabic شاذّ…
in French anormal…
in Turkish garip, anormal, farklı…
in Italian anormale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反常的,異常的,變態的(尤指不好的)…
in Russian ненормальный…
in Polish nietypowy, nienormalny…
in Spanish anormal…
in Portuguese anormal…
in German anormal…
in Catalan anormal…
in Japanese 異常な, 異様な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 反常的,异常的,变态的(尤指不好的)…
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