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a·nom·a·lous

(ă-nom'ă-lŭs)
Of abnormal quality.
[G. anōmalos, irregular]

anomalous

(ă-nom′ă-lŭs) [Gr. anomalos, uneven]
Deviating from or contrary to normal; irregular.
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Let us agree that two typical antireductive principles hold: the anomalousness of both mental and multiple realizability.
By contrast, other quantifiers don't allow this, as evidenced by the anomalousness of 'John has every property his mother wanted him to have: a doctor, a good father, kind, and handsome' (the only expressions that would work here are 'kindness', etc.).
The notion that the "virtuoso was what he collected; he was a `curiosity,' a rare individual who deserved admiration for his very anomalousness" is plausible but requires further explication when set against catalogue excerpts describing "a piece of a BONE voided by Sir W.
(By "he" I mean he, she, and/or they--a couple, a family, a group of soldiers or girl scouts or convicts or villagers or vacationers.) That is, the unfitting-in, the anomalousness that we skirt in ourselves should be out in the-open in him.
Using an instantaneous measure of the cell's anomalousness together with a threshold of acceptable derivation enables a convenient way to vary the sensitivity of the IDS.
Isaac Arama observes the anomalousness of relocating from a secure house to a fragile dwelling.