Deviant Definition

dēvē-ənt
deviants
adjective
Deviating, esp. from what is considered normal in a group or for a society.
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noun
deviants
A person whose behavior is deviant.
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A thing, phenomenon, or trend that deviates from an expectation or pattern.

As the graph shows, the March sales trend is the deviant.
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Other Word Forms of Deviant

Noun

Singular:
deviant
Plural:
deviants

Origin of Deviant

  • Middle English deviaunt from Late Latin dēviāns dēviant- present participle of dēviāre to deviate deviate

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

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