aberration

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

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However, that event cannot properly be casually dismissed as aberrational.
He dismisses the tendency to portray an aberrational "eruption of hatred and prejudice," making the case instead for a Klan infused with a very mainstream pro-British nationalism, a vehicle for the expression of "a somewhat more extreme version of what most people thought.
Cancellation cover is an important product, Sandau said, because of "the recent experiences of highly aberrational weather in the United States" as well as other factors that could cause an event to be scrubbed.
Courts regularly ignore well-established legal theories such as mixed- motives for persecution and inappropriately characterize persecutors' motives as aberrational or private acts.
When violations surface, the enforcement agencies want to know if the incident was aberrational, or whether it was the result of a halfhearted or haphazard compliance program.
It is worth mentioning in this part of the study that if facilitative measures are not taken in proper ways, managerial groups can not be audited properly and as mentioned earlier in the study, aberrational consequences will threaten economic developments of such enterprises.
273, 276 (2011) ("[T]his polarization reflects a maturation of American democracy, rather than a state that should be considered temporary or aberrational.
Arbabsiar's criminal behavior is entirely aberrational, with no precedent in his life.
It is this aberrational behavior which results in a disproportionate number of these inmates being put in solitary confinement.
Lewis says that the SEC is in the process of developing an accounting quality model that's similar to its aberrational performance inquiry model used to identify outlier reporting.
those who are likely to re-offend--and the interest in readmitting those for whom past misconduct was aberrational.
While Plaatje critiqued an aberrational present made up of a broken time, later texts such as Njabulo Ndebele's Rediscovery of the Ordinary reclaimed the linear temporalities of everyday lived experience as an anti-apartheid strategy.
13) First, the very narrow grounds for judicial review of arbitration awards may make the risk of an aberrational award unacceptably high.
Still, evidence of his aberrational behavior, including alcoholism, depression, and self-described bouts of paranoia, evidently went unnoticed by his superiors.
Hence begin the euphemisms for aberrational punishment.