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Synonyms for deviation

Synonyms for deviation

Synonyms for deviation

a variation that deviates from the standard or norm

the difference between an observed value and the expected value of a variable or function

the error of a compass due to local magnetic disturbances

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deviate behavior


a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)

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Those people (terrorists) are deviationists, extremists," she said.
First, deviationists accept that, for better or worse, judicial review is a constitutional fact and that it is, therefore, essential to focus on what can best be done with this reconfiguration of social institutions.
Muslim scientist-philosophers who found inspiration in their Greek predecessors are termed "Hellenists," deviationists who strayed from true Islamic science by not seeking the fulfillment of their wisdom in Quran and Hadith.
Schevardnadze's own father, a teacher of Russian literature, took to the woods in 1937 when there was a drive against "Trotskyite deviationists and class enemies.
Even the trial of the Cardinal-Archbishop, harshly interrogated in the Castle of Zenda before being charged with currency speculations involving a Morinon bank in Salt Lake City, had to be suspended while the new People's Judiciary conducted trials of deviationists or, to be more exact, heard fanciful confessions of Zionism and Titoism.