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deviant

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adjective de·vi·ant \-ənt\

Simple Definition of deviant

  • : different from what is considered to be normal or morally correct

Full Definition of deviant

  1. :  deviating especially from an accepted norm <deviant behavior>

deviant noun

Examples of deviant

  1. a study of deviant behavior among criminals

  2. <some studies show that many violent criminals begin exhibiting deviant behavior in early childhood>



15th Century

First Known Use of deviant

15th century



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