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aberration is pronounced in four syllables
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An example use of aberration in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… were a complete aberration taking this …”
meanings of aberration
A mental disorder, especially one of a minor or temporary character.
Atypical development or structure; deviation from the normal type; an aberrant organ.
A partial alienation of reason.
A deviation of a tissue, organ or mental functions from what is considered to be within the normal range.
The act of wandering; deviation from truth, moral rectitude; abnormal; divergence from the straight, correct, proper, normal, or from the natural state.
The convergence to different foci, by a lens or mirror, of rays of light emanating from one and the same point, or the deviation of such rays from a single focus; a defect in a focusing mechanism that prevents the intended focal point.
A small periodical change of position in the stars and other heavenly bodies, due to the combined effect of the motion of light and the motion of the observer.
aberration frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR
the word aberration occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
topics aberration can be related to
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