Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Characterized by defects, abnormality, or deviation from the usual, typical, or expected course.

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  • adj. Abnormal; distorted; irregular; atypical.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of aberrate.

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Examples

  • STScI led the effort in 1990 to find the best path for hardware solutions to the aberrated mirror.

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  • But when Diary 1 appeared in 1966, there was no choice, for reasons of privacy (a paradox) and the wishes of personages in Nin's life (her husband, for example, who chose to be deleted entirely from its pages), but to publish an aberrated version of her life.

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  • Even more incomprehensible is why this 1966 aberration has been re-aberrated.

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  • "An aberrated individual?" suggested Flandry with little hope.

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  • As a psychotic genuinely improves, their aberrated behavior often becomes more aggressive initially and thus, harder to control.

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  • So hideous is this demon that few of the mountaineers have courage to drink here, and they refuse to believe that the apparition is caused by the shape of the basin, or aberrated reflection of their own faces.

    Myths and Legends of Our Own Land — Volume 09 : as to buried treasure

  • And his sensual resurrection was incredible -- an aberrated Dog Star flaming in a physical November, at a spiritual All Hallows.

    Là-bas

  • More to the point they provide profits for the healthcare providers, are often unnecessary from a medical standpoint, provide protection from lawsuits for doctors & hospitals, & moreover create a more complex, costly, & aberrated healthcare system.

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  • IF, on the 13th of November, 1889, some amateur prophet had foretold that I should spend Christmas Day of that year in the Indian Ocean, I hope I should not by any open and insulting incredulity have added new burdens to the trials of a hard-working soothsayer – I hope I should, with the gentleness due a severe case of aberrated predictiveness, have merely called his attention to that passage in the Koran in which it is written, "The Lord loveth a cheerful liar" – and bid him go in peace.

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  • "But in this fickle and aberrated mind ideas superpose themselves on each other, then pass away, and those which disappear leave their shadow on those which follow.

    Là-bas

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