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EtymologyEdit

From aberr (to stray), from Latin aberrō (to wander from the way) + -ance

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæ.bɛɹ.n̩s/, /æˈbɛɹ.n̩ts/

NounEdit

aberrance (countable and uncountable, plural aberrances)

  1. State of being aberrant; a wandering from the right way; deviation from truth, rectitude. [Mid 17th century.][1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “aberrance” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, →ISBN, page 4.

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.bɛ.ʁɑ̃s/
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NounEdit

aberrance f (plural aberrances)

  1. (statistics) character of what is aberrant
  2. (uncommon) an aberration or anomaly

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