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ABERRANT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does aberrant mean? 

ABERRANT (noun)
  The noun ABERRANT has 1 sense:

1. one whose behavior departs substantially from the norm of a group

  Familiarity information: ABERRANT used as a noun is very rare.


ABERRANT (adjective)
  The adjective ABERRANT has 1 sense:

1. markedly different from an accepted norm

  Familiarity information: ABERRANT used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ABERRANT (noun)


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Meaning:

One whose behavior departs substantially from the norm of a group

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("aberrant" is a kind of...):

anomaly; unusual person (a person who is unusual)


ABERRANT (adjective)


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Meaning:

Markedly different from an accepted norm

Synonyms:

aberrant; deviant; deviate

Context examples:

aberrant behavior / deviant ideas

Similar:

abnormal (not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm)


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