Meaning of anomalous

a•nom•a•lous

Pronunciation: (u-nom'u-lus), [key]
— adj.
  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. irregular.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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