aberrant behavior

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  • aberrant — 1. Differing from the normal; in botany or zoology, said of certain atypical individuals in a species. 2. Wandering off; said of certain ducts, vessels, or nerves deviating from the normal course or pattern. 3. SYN: ectopic (1). [L. aberrans] * * …   Medical dictionary

  • aberrant — [[t]æbe̱rənt[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Aberrant means unusual and not socially acceptable. [FORMAL] Ian s rages and aberrant behavior worsened …   English dictionary

  • aberrant — adjective eating on the floor with the dogs is just one example of his aberrant behavior Syn: deviant, deviating, divergent, abnormal, atypical, anomalous, irregular; nonconformist, rogue; strange, odd, peculiar, uncommon, freakish, quirky;… …   Thesaurus of popular words

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  • aberrant — I. adjective Etymology: Latin aberrant , aberrans, present participle of aberrare to go astray, from ab + errare to wander, err Date: circa 1780 1. straying from the right or normal way 2. deviating from the usual or natural type ; atypical •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • ab|er´rant|ly — ab|er|rant «ab EHR uhnt», adjective, noun. –adj. deviating from what is regular, normal, or right: »a rocket on an aberrant course, aberrant behavior. He likes man to be playful, variedly worshipful, comic, aberrant and unpredictable (Wall Street …   Useful english dictionary

  • ab|er|rant — «ab EHR uhnt», adjective, noun. –adj. deviating from what is regular, normal, or right: »a rocket on an aberrant course, aberrant behavior. He likes man to be playful, variedly worshipful, comic, aberrant and unpredictable (Wall Street Journal).… …   Useful english dictionary

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