Anomaly and Inconsistency


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Anomaly noun – Something that is different from what is ordinary or expected.
Usage example: her C grade is an anomaly, as she's never made anything except A's and B's before

Inconsistency is a synonym for anomaly in usual topic. In some cases you can use "Inconsistency" instead a noun "Anomaly", when it comes to topics like oddity, irregularity, lack of harmony.
Nearby Words: anomalous, anomalistic, anomalously
Synonyms for Anomaly


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Inconsistency noun – The quality of being inconsistent and lacking a harmonious uniformity among things or parts.
Anomaly is a synonym for inconsistency in lack of harmony topic. You can use "Anomaly" instead a noun "Inconsistency".
Nearby Words: inconsistent, inconstancy, inconsistently
Synonyms for Inconsistency

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major major anomaly major inconsistency
minor minor anomaly minor inconsistency
weird weird anomaly weird inconsistency
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