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aberrant

ab·er·rant

aberrant

 
 
pronunciation:
ber nt [or] ae br nt
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Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: straying from what is normal or usual; atypical; anomalous.
Such high scores for this test are certainly aberrant.
antonyms:
normal, typical
similar words:
abnormal, anomalous, erratic, irregular, unnatural
definition 2: turning aside from what is natural, right, or true; perverse.
Some of his co-workers said he was displaying aberrant behavior.
antonyms:
true
similar words:
deviate, perverse, perverted
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