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Aberration

Pronunciation: [ ab-uh-rey-shuhn ]


Definition: noun

1: a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typically one that is unwelcome

2: a characteristic that deviates from the normal type

Origin: 1585; Latin


Etymology: from Latin aberratio(n- ), from aberrare ‘to stray’

Usage:

Synonyms:

  • anomaly

  • disorder

Example: They described the outbreak of violence in the area as an aberration.

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