a state or condition markedly different from the norm
Syn: ↑aberrancy, ↑aberration, ↑deviance
Derivationally related forms: ↑deviant (for: ↑deviance), ↑aberrate (for: ↑aberration), ↑aberrant (for: ↑aberrancy), ↑aberrant, ↑aberrate, ↑deviate (for: ↑deviance)
Hypernyms: ↑abnormality, ↑abnormalcy

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