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Aberrant GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

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Aberrant GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

/əˈber.ənt/ (adj)

Definition

unusual or atypical, abnormal, anomalous, deviant, irregular, peculiar, strange, inordinate, uncommon, bizarre, freakish, unorthodox, divergent, odd, eccentric, errant, perverted

Example

Abnormality (or dysfunctional behavior) is any aberrant behavioral assigned to those with conditions that are regarded as rare or dysfunctional. Behavior is considered to be abnormal or aberrant when it is atypical or out of the ordinary, consists of undesirable behavior, and results in impairment in the individual’s functioning. Abnormality in behavior, is that in which is considered deviant from specific societal, cultural and ethical expectations. These expectations are broadly dependent on age, gender, traditional and societal categorizations. The definition of abnormal behavior is an often debated issue in abnormal psychology, because of these subjective variables.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/

Antonyms

normal, ordinary

Parts of speech

Noun: aberrance

Adverb: aberrantly


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