Usage examples for abnormal

  1. His trouble seems to have been " an abnormal formation of irregular masses of bone in the brain." – The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2 by Rupert Hughes
  2. You may say, of course, that you don't see all that in it, and it is I that am abnormal – Father Payne by Arthur Christopher Benson
  3. Even when he was normal there are only moments when, through some recorded speech or action of his, we can peer past the man's personality into his brain; how great a sealed mystery must his thoughts remain to us when held in that abnormal state by Eliot Leithgow's V- 27! – The Passing of Ku Sui by Anthony Gilmore
  4. The major had in a minimum of words expressed himself ready to do anything at any time, provided that the service did not require an abnormal conversational effort. – Roden's Corner by Henry Seton Merriman
  5. I think Gould's success was due to abnormal development. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  6. But, of course, when conditions are abnormal results must be abnormal – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  7. In the abnormal state of affairs the strain on his dignity was nearly at breaking point. – A Poached Peerage by William Magnay
  8. But desperation lent abnormal power to his muscles, and the gravity regulator adjusted to extremely low pitch, was a great help. – The Planetoid of Peril by Paul Ernst
  9. It is the theory that any abnormal qualities in the Jews are due to the abnormal position of the Jews. – The New Jerusalem by G. K. Chesterton
  10. As I was looked upon as abnormal and unnatural even by my family, the understanding and sympathy of such a brilliant man, with a wealth of information on every subject under heaven at his finger- tips, turned him into my Alma Mater. – Edgar Saltus: The Man by Marie Saltus
  11. Much of what passes for revelation or mystic insight probably comes in this way: the belief- feeling, in abnormal strength, attaches itself, more or less accidentally, to some content which we happen to think of at the appropriate moment. –  by
  12. He would have looked like a monster had his condition been rare; but it was common, therefore Vorse was not abnormal only a fool. – By Violence by John Trevena
  13. But in this, he or she is abnormal – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
  14. It is a symptom of abnormal conditions, and to be cured it is needful that the conditions shall be understood. – What a Young Woman Ought to Know by Mary Wood-Allen
  15. These abnormal kinds are not so handsomely coloured as the smaller species of typical form. – Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon by J. Emerson Tennent
  16. The abnormal has become so familiar to us as to seem normal. – A Man of the World by Annie Payson Call
  17. His master was fond and proud of him, for he was wonderfully handsome for a camel and of abnormal size. – Rataplan by Ellen Velvin
  18. Abnormal things are going on inside me. – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  19. The Christmas trade would not tell the tale, for that was always a time of abnormal business. – Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber