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  • n. Plural form of aberration.

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Examples

  • It may also provide predictive diagnoses to distinguish those who are severely ill from those who merely represent harmless aberrations from the norms of society.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Would the Public Support “Cap and Refund”?

  • What's more, some of these fragments revealed small but intriguing aberrations from the standard Koranic text.

    What Is the Koran?

  • I am sure investors are wise enough to distinguish between short-term aberrations and long-term prospects.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • "I am sure investors are wise enough to distinguish between short-term aberrations and long-term prospects," Prime Minister Singh said in the interview in New Delhi two days ago.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • [A] fter the modeler has spent years developing optimization routines, apparent violations of … assumptions are more likely to be accommodated by patchwork modifications, or disregarded altogether as short-term aberrations, than they are to trigger the abandonment of the model altogether.

    GREENIE WATCH

  • It's hard to say what happens when you go, if you have a material root count correction instead of having four months supply on the ground that will obviously move up fairly quickly and people, particularly the smaller private distributors, will look to start unloading some of that investment that they have, but overall there's no reason to think that other than short term aberrations that we would not hold the market share gain that we've earned throughout both those weaker periods and strong periods that we've witnessed this year.

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page

  • 2 Rabindranath's father Debendranath had in fact, joined the reformist religious group, the Brahmo Samaj, which rejected many contemporary Hindu practices as aberrations from the ancient Hindu texts.

    Tagore and His India

  • We've been able to prove that the kind of statistical so-called aberrations they cite simply are matter of fact, and they occur in elections.

    CNN Transcript Dec 5, 2000

  • But why his aberrations should be the particular ones they were, and why it should be so easy to ‘sell’ such horrors as rotting corpses to a sophisticated publicthose are questions for the psychologist and the sociological critic.

    Benefit Of Clergy: Some Notes On Salvador Dali

  • But why his aberrations should be the particular ones they were, and why it should be so easy to ‘sell’ such horrors as rotting corpses to a sophisticated public — those are questions for the psychologist and the sociological critic.

    Collected Essays

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