subnormality


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subnormality

 [sub″nor-mal´ĭ-te]
a state less than normal or than that usually encountered.

sub·nor·mal·i·ty

(sŭb'nōr-mal'i-tē),
A state or condition below generally accepted standards.

subnormality

a state less than normal or that usually encountered.
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Abundant references to antecedents, parallels and alternative intellectual currents of the sixties continue in chapter 2, on Manuel Vazquez Montalban's concept of subnormality.
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