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Aberrant

Aberrant Meaning & Definition
Aberrant Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Aberrant?

[n] one whose behavior departs substantially from the norm of a group
[adj] markedly different from an accepted norm; "aberrent behavior"; "deviant ideas"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Aberrant: abnormal | deviant

Related Terms | Find terms related to Aberrant: aberrative | abnormal | abominable | abroad | adrift | all abroad | all off | all wrong | amiss | amorphous | anomalistic | anomalous | askew | astray | at fault | atrocious | atypical | awry | beside the mark | circuitous | corrupt | criminal | deceptive | defective | delinquent | delusive | departing | desultory | deviant | deviating | deviational | deviative | deviatory | devious | different | digressive | discursive | disgraceful | disparate | distorted | divergent | eccentric | errant | erratic | erring | erroneous | evil | exceptional | excursive | fallacious | false | faultful | faulty | flawed | formless | hardly the thing | heretical | heteroclite | heterodox | heteromorphic | ignominious | illegal | illogical | illusory | improper | inappropriate | incorrect | indecorous | indirect | infamous | irregular | labyrinthine | mazy | meandering | not done | not right | not the thing | not true | odd | off | off the track | off-base | off-color | out | out-of-line | out-of-the-way | peccant | peculiar | perverse | perverted | planetary | preternatural | rambling | roving | sacrilegious | scandalous | self-contradictory | serpentine | shameful | shameless | shapeless | shifting | sinful | snaky | strange | stray | straying | subnormal | swerving | terrible | turning | twisting | undirected | undue | unfactual | unfit | unfitting | unlawful | unnatural | unorthodox | unproved | unrepresentative | unrighteous | unseemly | unsuitable | untrue | untypical | unusual | vagrant | veering | wandering | wicked | wide | winding | wrong | wrongful | zigzag

See Also | anomaly | unusual person

Aberrant In Webster's Dictionary

\Ab*er"rant\, a. [L. aberrans, -rantis, p. pr. of aberrare. See {Aberr}.] 1. Wandering; straying from the right way. 2. (Biol.) Deviating from the ordinary or natural type; exceptional; abnormal. The more aberrant any form is, the greater must have been the number of connecting forms which, on my theory, have been exterminated. --Darwin.

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