Aberrant Definition

ăbər-ənt, ă-bĕr-
adjective
Deviating from what is considered proper or normal.
Aberrant behavior.
American Heritage
Turning away from what is right, true, etc.
Webster's New World
Deviating from what is normal or typical.
Webster's New World

(literally figuratively) Straying from the right way; deviating from morality or truth. [First attested in the mid 18th century.]

Wiktionary

(botany, zoology) Deviating from the ordinary or natural type; exceptional; abnormal. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]

Wiktionary
Antonyms:
samenormaltrue
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noun
An aberrant person or thing.
Webster's New World

(biology) A group, individual, or structure that deviates from the usual or natural type, especially with an atypical chromosone number.

Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Aberrant

Noun

Singular:
aberrant
Plural:
aberrants

Origin of Aberrant

  • From Latin aberrāns, present active participle of aberrō (“go astray; err”), from ab (“from”) + errō (“to wander”). See aberr.

    From Wiktionary

  • Latin aberrāns aberrant- present participle of aberrāre to go astray aberration

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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