Synonyms for aberration

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ab-uh-rey-shuhn
Phonetic Transcription : ˌæb əˈreɪ ʃən

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Définition of aberration

Origin :
  • 1590s, "a wandering, straying," from Latin aberrationem (nominative aberratio) "a wandering," noun of action from past participle stem of aberrare "to wander out of the way, lose the way, go astray," from ab- "away" (see ab-) + errare "to wander" (see err). Meaning "deviation from the normal type" first attested 1846.
  • noun state of abnormality
  • noun different from that expected
Example sentences :
  • Even in this aberration of his genius he served the progress of the world.
  • Extract from : « Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard » by Joseph Conrad
  • "So much is certain, that I am the victim of an aberration," he said.
  • Extract from : « En Route » by J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
  • But no sooner had it done so, than he understood it was an aberration on his part.
  • Extract from : « Mystics and Saints of Islam » by Claud Field
  • A simple rule will find the position of the star due to aberration.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Heavens » by Robert Stawell Ball
  • Its position at a given time, independent of aberration and nutation.
  • Extract from : « The Sailor's Word-Book » by William Henry Smyth
  • He smiled in pity for my aberration, but he meant to be kind.
  • Extract from : « Embarrassments » by Henry James
  • He had awakened as from a dream, after so many years of aberration of intellect.
  • Extract from : « The Phantom Ship » by Frederick Marryat
  • I now see that every aberration of reason is possible to the Parisians.
  • Extract from : « The Parisians, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Even a thinking machine must have its moments of aberration.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Witness » by George Gibbs
  • All fanaticism springs from an aberration of the mind, from a defect in reasoning.
  • Extract from : « American Eloquence, Volume IV. (of 4) » by Various

Antonyms for aberration

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