anomalous

[uh-nom-uh-luhs]
adjective
1.
deviating from or inconsistent with the common order, form, or rule; irregular; abnormal: Advanced forms of life may be anomalous in the universe.
2.
not fitting into a common or familiar type, classification, or pattern; unusual: He held an anomalous position in the art world.
3.
incongruous or inconsistent.
4.
Grammar, irregular.

Origin:
1640–50; (< Medieval Latin, Late Latin anōmalus) < Greek anṓmalos irregular, equivalent to an- an-1 + homalós even, with ō by analogy with other Gk privatives (cf. anopheles); see homo-, -ous

anomalously, adverb
anomalousness, noun

anomalous, anonymous, euonymus, unanimous.
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anomalous (əˈnɒmələs)
 
adj
deviating from the normal or usual order, type, etc; irregular, abnormal, or incongruous
 
[C17: from Late Latin anōmalus, from Greek anōmalos uneven, inconsistent, from an- + homalos even, from homos one and the same]
 
a'nomalously
 
adv
 
a'nomalousness
 
n

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anomalous
1640s, from L. anomalus, from Gk. anomalos "uneven, irregular" (see anomaly).
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Example sentences
He conveys as few other writers have the anomalous position of being the
  insider who is also an outsider.
In the case of the gall, the plant is co-opted — it secretes compounds
  that promote anomalous tissue growth.
Bloggers are faster than the print media at identifying anomalous financial
  events, and often they're better at analyzing them.
But their status within the office and industry hierarchy remained anomalous.
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