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Definition of "aberrance" [ab•er•rance]

  • The state or condition of being aberrant; a wandering from the right way; deviation from truth, rectitude, etc. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "aberrance" in a sentence
  • "The report, produced by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, argues that the high incidence of sexual abuse by priests reflected the growing aberrance of American society in general during that period, including "drug use and crime, as well as changes in social behavior, such as an increase in premarital sexual behavior and divorce.""
  • "Ordinarily, she was by far the more sensitive of them, noticing instantly any behavioral aberrance, making snap judgments based on intuition, which were usually correct."
  • "Ask Huck at what end of the spectrum of aberrance lies the act of knifing and stoning a stray dog to death as it swings by it's legs hung from a tree."