Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun anomaly

3 senses of anomaly

Sense 1
anomaly, anomalousness -- (deviation from the normal or common order or form or rule)
       => abnormality, abnormalcy -- (an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies)

Sense 2
anomaly, unusual person -- (a person who is unusual)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 3
anomaly -- ((astronomy) position of a planet as defined by its angular distance from its perihelion (as observed from the sun))
       => position, place -- (the particular portion of space occupied by something; "he put the lamp back in its place")

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