Usage examples for abnormal

  1. 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
  2. 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
  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. I think Gould's success was due to abnormal development. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  5. 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
  6. His master was fond and proud of him, for he was wonderfully handsome for a camel and of abnormal size. – Rataplan by Ellen Velvin
  7. 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
  8. Abnormal things are going on inside me. – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  9. But in this, he or she is abnormal. – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy
  10. 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
  11. But, of course, when conditions are abnormal, results must be abnormal. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  12. The Christmas trade would not tell the tale, for that was always a time of abnormal business. – Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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