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English[]

Etymology[]

Coined between 1820 and 1830 from Latin aberrāns, present active participle of aberrō (go astray; err).[1] See aberr.

Pronunciation[]

  • (UK) IPA: /əˈbɛrənt/, /ˈæbərənt/
  • (US) IPA: /əˈbɛrənt/

Adjective[]

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Positive
Aberrant

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  1. Differing from the norm, from the expected type; abnormal, anomalous.
  2. Deviating from morality; straying from the right way.
  3. (biology) Deviating from the ordinary or natural type; exceptional; abnormal.
    • Charles Darwin,
      The more aberrant any form is, the greater must have been the number of connecting forms which, on my theory, have been exterminated.

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Noun[]

Singular
Aberrant

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  1. A person or object that is aberrant.

Shorthand[]

(Version: Anniversary): a - b - e - r - a - nt
(Version: Pre_Anniversary): a - b - e - r - nt

Catalan[]

Etymology[]

From Latin aberrant-, stem of aberrāns, present active participle of aberrō (go astray; err).

Adjective[]

Aberrant (epicene, plural Aberrants)

  1. aberrant
  2. (pathology) aberrant (indicating an organ or other tissue which is not in its expected location)

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Pronunciation[]

Adjective[]

Aberrant m. (f. Aberrante, m. plural Aberrants, f. plural Aberrantes)

  1. Aberrant, abnormal or anomalous.
  2. (sciences) Which is impossible according to the norms or rules.

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