aberration

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Synonyms for 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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We will make a clean sweep of all these psychological points, of a suspicion against you, so that your crime will appear to have been something like an aberration, for in truth it was an aberration.
Concussion of the brain, superinducing total mental aberration.
After careful examination of the unfortunate creature, he thinks that there are unmistakably symptoms of mental aberration.
It has gradually augmented, until it assumes the appearance of aberration of intellect.
Here was clearly a case of aberration in a christened child which demanded severe treatment; but Silas, overcome with convulsive joy at finding his treasure again, could do nothing but snatch her up, and cover her with half-sobbing kisses.
At that moment she cannot have been in her right mind; yet, what was the cause of her temporary aberration I cannot say.
I never noticed any alienation of mind--any aberration of intellect in the late Mr.
That was only a slight aberration of his; he knew better all the time.
You do not know the real world in which you live, and your thinking has no place in the real world except in so far as it is phenomena of mental aberration.
To suppose that the eye, with all its inimitable contrivances for adjusting the focus to different distances, for admitting different amounts of light, and for the correction of spherical and chromatic aberration, could have been formed by natural selection, seems, I freely confess, absurd in the highest possible degree.
We go one step further to build the capability of dynamically correcting for aberrations such as astigmatism and image shift, which the human eye cannot naturally do.
Men undergoing bariatric surgery may be at increased risk of sperm aberrations and lower fertility rates despite improvements in weight, androgen levels and sexual quality of life.
The anterior surface of the cornea is the most important refractive component of the eye, and high-order corneal aberrations are seen significantly more in keratoconic corneas than in normal corneas.
Although Martin is supposed to fix aberrations, he and his fellow Legends have allowed Lily to stay in existence.
Nevertheless, there are sparse data about chromosomal aberrations induced by being in contact with this herbicide.