nondeviant

adjective

non·​de·​vi·​ant ˌnän-ˈdē-vē-ənt How to pronounce nondeviant (audio)
: conforming to an accepted norm : not deviant
nondeviant behavior
nondeviant noun
The belief in an inherent difference between deviants and nondeviants relies upon a series of false assumptions … Marshall B. Clinard and Robert F. Meier

Word History

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nondeviant was in 1942

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Cite this Entry

“Nondeviant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nondeviant. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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