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aberration

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1 a serious mental disorder that prevents one from living a safe and normal life
  • Joan of Arc was certain the voices she had been hearing were not a manifestation of some sort of aberration

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2 something that is different from what is ordinary or expected
  • there are some slight aberrations in the type due to the nature of old printing presses

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The first known use of aberration was in 1588

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“Aberration.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/aberration. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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