- departing from the right, normal, or usual course.
- deviating from the ordinary, usual, or normal type; exceptional; abnormal.
- an aberrant person, thing, group, etc.
Origin of aberrant
Synonyms for aberrant
Related Words for aberranciesdeviation, unnaturalness, aberration, aberrance, divergence, anomaly, irregularity
Examples from the Web for aberrancies
Historical Examples of aberrancies
Thus they commonly affect no man any further than he deserts his reason, or complies with their aberrancies.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 1 of 3)
- deviating from the normal or usual type, as certain animals from the group in which they are classified
- behaving in an abnormal or untypical way
- deviating from truth, morality, etc
Word Origin for aberrant
1798, originally in natural history, from Latin aberrantem (nominative aberrans), present participle of aberrare "to wander away, go astray" (see aberration).
- Deviating from the usual course, as certain ducts, vessels, or nerves.
- Deviating from the normal; untrue to type.
- Out of place; ectopic.