1. (an) abnormality; (an) anomaly

    異常な 〔普通でない〕unusual, extraordinary;〔正常でない〕abnormal;〔特異な〕peculiar;《文》 singular;〔非凡な〕uncommon;〔著しい〕remarkable

    異常に unusually; extraordinarily; remarkably

    • その申し出に彼は異常な熱意をみせた
    • He responded to the proposal with extraordinary enthusiasm.
    • 子供への打ち込み方は異常とも言える
    • Her devotion to her children verges on abnormality.
    • 異常な目つき
    • a peculiar look
    • 異常な才能
    • uncommon talent
    • 異常な進歩
    • ((make)) remarkable progress
  1. 異常乾燥注意報a warning of extremely dry weather
  1. 異常気象abnormal [unusual] weather (conditions)
    • 去年は世界各地で異常気象が発生した
    • There were abnormal weather conditions 「all over the world [in various parts of the world] last year.
  1. 異常事態((handle)) an abnormal [extraordinary] situation
  1. 異常心理an abnormal mental state
    • 異常心理学
    • abnormal psychology
    • 彼は異常性格者だ
    • He has an abnormal character.
  1. 異常接近a near miss
  1. 異常増殖〔医学用語〕excrescence, excrescency
  1. 異常反応an allergy
  1. 異常隆起〔土地の〕an unusual upheaval [elevation] of the earth's surface
    • abnormality
    • [説明]「異常な(abnormal, extraordinary, unusual)」「不釣り合いな(disproportionate)」などの形容詞で用いられることが多い。