Etymology
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anomaly (n.)

1570s, "unevenness;" 1660s, "deviation from the common rule," from Latin anomalia, from Greek anomalia "inequality," abstract noun from anomalos "uneven, irregular," from an- "not" (see an- (1)) + homalos "even," from homos "same" (from PIE root *sem- (1) "one; as one, together with"). From 1722 as "something abnormal or irregular."

Origin and meaning of anomaly

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Definitions of anomaly

anomaly (n.)
deviation from the normal or common order or form or rule;
Synonyms: anomalousness
anomaly (n.)
a person who is unusual;
Synonyms: unusual person
anomaly (n.)
(astronomy) position of a planet as defined by its angular distance from its perihelion (as observed from the sun);
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