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Aberration synonyms
ăb'ə-rā'shən
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Constipation.
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  1. Constipation.
  2. The quality or state of being irregular.
  3. Something irregular:
The failure of a bequest or devise to take effect because of the death of the person who was to receive it
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  1. The failure of a bequest or devise to take effect because of the death of the person who was to receive it
  2. A break in continuity; a pause:
  3. A deterioration or decline:
Incoherent or disordered thoughts or utterances
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  1. Incoherent or disordered thoughts or utterances
  2. Aimless thought.
  3. Travels, esp. when extended and apparently purposeless
(Countable) The product or result of being strange.
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  1. (Countable) The product or result of being strange.
  2. The property of containing a strange quark or antiquark. Strangeness is expressed in terms of an integer quantum number, −1 for each strange quark and +1 for each strange antiquark. Hadrons that possess strangeness are called strange . The total strangeness of a quantum system is unchanged by decay processes involving the strong or electromagnetic forces; however, decay through the weak force can change the total strangeness of the system.
  3. (Physics) one of the quantum numbers of subatomic particles that depends upon the relative number of strange quarks and anti-strange quarks
The quality or state of being peculiar; individuality; singularity.
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  1. The quality or state of being peculiar; individuality; singularity.
  2. That which is peculiar; a special and distinctive characteristic or habit; particularity.
  3. A notable or distinctive feature or characteristic.
The property of being deranged.
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  1. The property of being deranged.
  2. An act or instance of deranging.
  3. (Mathematics) A permutation of a set such that no element is in its previous position.
A starting out, as on a trip or new course of action
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  1. A starting out, as on a trip or new course of action
  2. (Naut.) The distance due east or west from the meridian of its starting point covered by a ship on a given course
  3. A divergence or deviation, as from an established rule, plan, or procedure:
An instance of this; an abnormality or departure from a norm:
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  1. An instance of this; an abnormality or departure from a norm:
  2. Deflection of a compass needle caused by local magnetic influence, especially on a ship.
  3. (Statistics) The difference, especially the absolute difference, between one number in a set of data and the mean of that set of data.
(Mathematics) The property or manner of failing to approach a limit, such as a point, line, or value.
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  1. (Mathematics) The property or manner of failing to approach a limit, such as a point, line, or value.
  2. Departure from a particular viewpoint, practice, etc.
  3. A departure from a norm; a deviation.
(Uncountable) The state of being divergent
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  1. (Uncountable) The state of being divergent
  2. (Countable) divergence
  3. A divergence or deviation.
The act or an instance of diverting or turning aside; deviation.
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  1. The act or an instance of diverting or turning aside; deviation.
  2. A policy or practice permitting a juvenile to be removed from traditional processing in juvenile court and placed in a program involving an alternative disposition, such as treatment or rehabilitation services.
  3. A maneuver that draws the attention of an opponent away from a planned point of action, especially as part of military strategy.
The condition of being aberrant; an aberrance. [Mid 17th cenntury.]
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  1. The condition of being aberrant; an aberrance. [Mid 17th cenntury.]
  2. (Geometry) The deviation of a curve from circular form.
Something abnormal; an aberration; an abnormal occurrence or feature. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
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  1. Something abnormal; an aberration; an abnormal occurrence or feature. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
  2. An abnormal thing; malformation
  3. The condition of not being normal.
Departure from the regular arrangement, general rule, or usual method; abnormality
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  1. Departure from the regular arrangement, general rule, or usual method; abnormality
  2. Deviation or departure from the normal or common order, form, or rule.
  3. (Astronomy) The angular deviation, as observed from the sun, of a planet from its perihelion.
(Sociology) Actions or behaviors that violate formal and informal cultural norms such as laws and customs
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  1. (Sociology) Actions or behaviors that violate formal and informal cultural norms such as laws and customs
  2. A person or thing that differs from the expected.
The state of being deviant, abnormal or anomalous
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The deflection of a magnetic compass needle due to magnetic influences; specif., on a ship, such deflection caused by the ship's own magnetic properties
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  1. The deflection of a magnetic compass needle due to magnetic influences; specif., on a ship, such deflection caused by the ship's own magnetic properties
  2. Deflection of a compass needle caused by local magnetic influence, especially on a ship.
  3. (Statistics) The difference, especially the absolute difference, between one number in a set of data and the mean of that set of data.
Constipation.
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  1. Constipation.
  2. The quality or state of being irregular.
  3. Something irregular:
The state of being unnatural.
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(Uncountable) The state of being broken in mind; imbecility or weakness of intellect; derangement.
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  1. (Uncountable) The state of being broken in mind; imbecility or weakness of intellect; derangement.
  2. (Uncountable) The state of being broken down or weakened; as, the craziness of a ship, or of the limbs.
  3. (Countable) The result or product of being crazy.
(Psychiatry) A disorder of the mind affecting perception, memory, and judgment, characterized by reduced ability to remember, control muscular movements, recognize familiar objects and sounds, etc.
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  1. (Psychiatry) A disorder of the mind affecting perception, memory, and judgment, characterized by reduced ability to remember, control muscular movements, recognize familiar objects and sounds, etc.
  2. (Obs.) Insanity; madness
  3. Deterioration of intellectual faculties, such as memory, concentration, and judgment, sometimes accompanied by emotional disturbance and personality changes. Dementia is caused by organic damage to the brain (as in Alzheimer's disease), head trauma, metabolic disorders, or the presence of a tumor.
The property of being deranged.
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  1. The property of being deranged.
  2. An act or instance of deranging.
  3. (Mathematics) A permutation of a set such that no element is in its previous position.
A variation in normal wind conditions.
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  1. A variation in normal wind conditions.
  2. A disturbing or being disturbed
  3. The condition of being disturbed:
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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  1. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
  2. Insanity; madness
Incapacity because of a mental disorder to participate adequately as a defendant in criminal proceedings or to understand the imposition of a criminal punishment, particularly the death penalty.
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  1. Incapacity because of a mental disorder to participate adequately as a defendant in criminal proceedings or to understand the imposition of a criminal punishment, particularly the death penalty.
  2. (Law) Any form or degree of mental derangement or unsoundness of mind, permanent or temporary, that makes a person incapable of what is regarded legally as normal, rational conduct or judgment
  3. Incapacity to form the criminal intent necessary for legal responsibility, as when a mental disorder prevents a person from knowing the difference between right and wrong.
Great or wild foolishness:
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  1. Great or wild foolishness:
  2. (--- Archaic) Intermittent mental derangement attributed to the changing phases of the moon.
  3. (--- Obs.) Intermittent insanity, formerly supposed to change in intensity with the phases of the moon
Enthusiasm; excitement:
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  1. Enthusiasm; excitement:
  2. The condition of being mentally deranged.
  3. Dementia; insanity; lunacy
Any of various disorders characterized by impairment of an individual's thoughts, emotions, or social functioning, including schizophrenia and mood disorders such as bipolar disorder.
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  1. Any of various disorders characterized by impairment of an individual's thoughts, emotions, or social functioning, including schizophrenia and mood disorders such as bipolar disorder.
  2. (Uncountable) The property of being mentally ill; mental disorders taken as a whole.
  3. Any of various psychiatric disorders or diseases, usually characterized by impairment of thought, mood, or behavior.
Mental illness. No longer in clinical use.
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  1. Mental illness. No longer in clinical use.
  2. Mental disorder, especially antisocial personality disorder.
  3. A personality disorder characterized by deceitfulness, manipulation, grandiosity, lack of empathy or guilt, and often aggressive or violent behavior. It is sometimes considered a subset of antisocial personality disorder.
The condition of being unbalanced; imbalance
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  1. The condition of being unbalanced; imbalance
An excessively intense enthusiasm, interest, or desire:
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  1. An excessively intense enthusiasm, interest, or desire:
  2. (Psychiatry) An abnormal psychological state characterized by symptoms such as elation, high energy and activity level, racing thoughts, irritability, and rapid speech, typically occurring in people with bipolar disorder.
  3. Wild or violent mental disorder; specif., the manic phase of bipolar affective disorder, characterized generally by abnormal excitability, exaggerated feelings of well-being, flight of ideas, excessive activity, etc.
Emotional isolation or dissociation.
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  1. Emotional isolation or dissociation.
  2. The act of alienating or the condition of being alienated; estrangement:
  3. In real property law, the voluntary and absolute transfer of title of possession, by gift, sale, or testamentary instrument, of real property from one to another. In real property law, the voluntary and absolute transfer of title of possession, by gift, sale, or testamentary instrument, of real property from one to another.
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