Aberration

All possible synonyms of the word Aberration as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Aberration, distortion, optical aberration

Definition

  • an optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image

Synonyms

  • aberration
  • distortion
  • optical aberration

Hypernyms

  • optical phenomenon: a physical phenomenon related to or involving light

Hyponyms

  • chromatic aberration: an optical aberration in which the image has colored fringes
  • spherical aberration: an optical aberration resulting in a distorted image

Aberration

Definition

  • a disorder in one's mental state

Synonyms

  • aberration

Hypernyms

  • mental disorder, mental disturbance, disturbance, psychological disorder, folie: (psychiatry) a psychological disorder of thought or emotion; a more neutral term than mental illness

Aberrance, aberrancy, aberration, deviance

Definition

  • a state or condition markedly different from the norm

Synonyms

  • aberrance
  • aberrancy
  • aberration
  • deviance

Hypernyms

  • abnormality, abnormalcy: an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies

Hyponyms

  • chromosomal aberration, chromosomal anomaly, chrosomal abnormality, chromosonal disorder: any change in the normal structure or number of chromosomes; often results in physical or mental abnormalities
  • deflection, warp: a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting

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