anomaly etymology

English word anomaly comes from Ancient Greek (to 1453) ὁμός, Ancient Greek (to 1453) ἀν-, Ancient Greek (to 1453) ὠμαλος

Detailed word origin of anomaly

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ὁμός Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
ἀν- Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
ὠμαλος Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
ὁμαλός Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
ἀνωμαλία Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
anomalia Latin (lat)
anomaly English (eng) (astronomy) Any of various angular distances.. (biology) A defect or malformation.. (dated) An irregularity or disproportion.. (quantum physics) A failure of a classical symmetry due to quantum corrections.. (science) Any event or measurement that is out of the ordinary regardless of whether it is exceptional or not.. A deviation from a rule or from what is regarded as normal; an outlier.. [...]

Words with the same origin as anomaly

Descendants of ἀν-
ana anarchist anarchy anesthetic anonymous