aberration

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  • Info An aberration is something that deviates from the normal way.
  • Symptoms of aberration there showed themselves, which became very decided after his return. Cited from Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes, by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
  • Common people that don't reason know nothing of these aberrations. Cited from The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb, Vol. 4: Poems and Plays, by Lamb
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  • The same aberrations that are found among men are, however, everywhere found among women. Cited from Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 (of 6), by Havelock Ellis
  • Police called the actions of some staff an aberration and said an investigation was under way.
  • Yet of such aberrations we know the human mind is perfectly capable. Cited from Two Old Faiths, by J. Murray Mitchell and William Muir
  • Could we not say the same for any bizarre aberration we can think of?
  • Her wild appearance immediately suggested the idea that she might be suffering from temporary aberration of mind. Cited from Clemence, by Retta Babcock
  • As seen again about two weeks later, still more evidences of aberration were found. Cited from Pathology of Lying, Etc. by William and Mary Healy
  • But an aberration, especially in this form, we may certainly call it. Cited from Life of John Sterling, by Thomas Carlyle
  • So this could be a sign of genetic aberration rather than a separate species.
  • The public do not know the first aberrations of childhood and youth. Cited from Mrs Whittelsey's Magazine for Mothers and Daughters, Vol. 3, by Various
  • It is not known that his aberrations are ever shown apart from his drinking. Cited from Pathology of Lying, Etc. by William and Mary Healy
  • At the same time we shall have made clear the normal basis on which rest the extreme aberrations of love. Cited from Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 3 (of 6), by Havelock Ellis
  • Many persons have explained the aberrations of German policy as due to that theory. Cited from The Meaning of the War, by Henri Bergson
  • Or is all this due to an aberration of my mind? Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 4
  • In no other respect was there any evidence of mental aberration. Cited from Scientific American Sup. No. 358, by Various
  • He looked through his fields for useful aberrations, and collected twenty-three new types of wheat. Cited from Darwin and Modern Science, by A.C. Seward
  • None ever knew an aberration of virtue in a daughter of one. Cited from The Memories of Fifty Years, by William H. Sparks
  • This, in turn, limited the number of elements a designer could use to control aberrations.
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Words starting with aberration

Meaning of aberration

  • noun A disorder in one's mental state
  • noun An optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image