aberration (n.)

  1. a state or condition markedly different from the norm

    [ Syn: aberrance , aberrancy , deviance ]

  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

    [ Syn: distortion , optical aberration ]

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