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Noun: aberration  ,a-bu'rey-shun
  1. A state or condition markedly different from the norm
    - aberrance, aberrancy, deviance, deviancy
  2. A disorder in one's mental state
  3. An optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image
    - distortion, optical aberration

Derived forms: aberrations

Type of: abnormalcy [US], abnormality, disturbance, folie, mental disorder, mental disturbance, optical phenomenon, psychological disorder

Encyclopedia: Aberration, optical