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Aberation vs. Aberration — What's the Difference?

By Tayyaba Rehman — Updated on August 28, 2023
Aberation is the incorrect spelling of Aberration, a departure from what is normal or expected.
Aberation vs. Aberration

Difference Between Aberation and Aberration

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Which is correct: Aberation or Aberration

How to spell Aberration?

Aberation

Incorrect Spelling

Aberration

Correct Spelling

Key Differences

"Aberration" has two 'r's like "error", signifying a mistake or deviation.
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Think of "be" in the middle, as in "aBErRation."
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Link "aberration" with "abnormal" both beginning with "ab."
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Remember "aberration" as "a-BE-rare-tion" focusing on the 'be' and 'rare' part.
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Visualize a path veering off, signifying deviation.
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Compare with Definitions

Aberation

Aberation is an incorrect spelling of Aberration.
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Aberration

It can denote a mental disorder or lapse in sanity.
Sudden hallucinations could be an aberration of the mind.
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Aberration

In optics, aberration refers to the distortion in an image produced by a lens.
The telescope was adjusted to reduce chromatic aberration.
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Aberration

A deviation from what is typical or normal
An election that was an aberration from usual state politics.
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Aberration

A departure from what is considered natural or proper
"Throughout history, the beast with a taste for human flesh has been regarded as an aberration, even as an outlaw" (Philip Caputo).
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Aberration

An abnormal, usually temporary alteration in one's mental state.
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Aberration

A defect of focus, such as blurring in an image.
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Aberration

An imperfect image caused by a physical defect in an optical element, as in a lens.
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Aberration

The apparent displacement of the position of a celestial body in the direction of motion of an observer on Earth, caused by the motion of Earth and the finite velocity of light.
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Aberration

(Genetics) A deviation in the normal structure or number of chromosomes in an organism.
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Aberration

The act of wandering; deviation from truth, moral rectitude; abnormal; divergence from the straight, correct, proper, normal, or from the natural state.
The aberration of youth
Aberrations from theory
Aberration of character
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Aberration

(optics) 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.
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Aberration

(astronomy) A small periodical change of the apparent positions of the stars and other heavenly bodies, due to the combined effect of the motion of light and the motion of the observer.
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Aberration

The tendency of light rays to preferentially strike the leading face of a moving object (the effect underlying the above phenomenon).
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Aberration

A partial alienation of reason.
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Aberration

A mental disorder, especially one of a minor or temporary character.
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Aberration

Atypical development or structure; deviation from the normal type; an aberrant organ.
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Aberration

(medicine) A deviation of a tissue, organ or mental functions from what is considered to be within the normal range.
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Aberration

(electronics) A defect in an image produced by an optical or electrostatic lens system.
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Aberration

The act of wandering; deviation, especially from truth or moral rectitude, from the natural state, or from a type.
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Aberration

A partial alienation of reason.
Whims, which at first are the aberrations of a single brain, pass with heat into epidemic form.
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Aberration

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; called annual aberration, when the observer's motion is that of the earth in its orbit, and daily or diurnal aberration, when of the earth on its axis; amounting when greatest, in the former case, to 20.4'', and in the latter, to 0.3''. Planetary aberration is that due to the motion of light and the motion of the planet relative to the earth.
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Aberration

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; called spherical aberration, when due to the spherical form of the lens or mirror, such form giving different foci for central and marginal rays; and chromatic aberration, when due to different refrangibilities of the colored rays of the spectrum, those of each color having a distinct focus.
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Aberration

The passage of blood or other fluid into parts not appropriate for it.
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Aberration

The producing of an unintended effect by the glancing of an instrument, as when a shot intended for A glances and strikes B.
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Aberration

A state or condition markedly different from the norm
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Aberration

A disorder in one's mental state
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Aberration

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

Aberration means a deviation from the norm or standard.
His sudden outburst was an aberration from his typically calm demeanor.
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Aberration

Aberration can also mean a defect or imperfection in something.
The software had an aberration that caused frequent crashes.
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Aberration

Aberration is sometimes used to refer to a deviation in a person's character or moral judgment.
The scandal was seen as a major aberration in his career.
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Common Curiosities

What is the root word of Aberration?

The root is the Latin word "aberrare."
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Why is it called Aberration?

The term "aberration" is derived from the Latin "aberrare" meaning "to go astray."
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Which preposition is used with Aberration?

Depending on context, "of" can be used, as in "aberration of nature."
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What is the verb form of Aberration?

The related verb is "aberrate."
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What is the pronunciation of Aberration?

It is pronounced as /ˌæbəˈreɪʃən/.
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Which vowel is used before Aberration?

It depends on the context, but "an" can be used as in "an aberration."
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Is Aberration an adverb?

No, it's not an adverb.
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Is Aberration a negative or positive word?

It generally carries a negative connotation.
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Which conjunction is used with Aberration?

Any conjunction can be used depending on the context, e.g., "and" in "an aberration and a mistake."
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What is the singular form of Aberration?

The singular form is "aberration."
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What is the plural form of Aberration?

The plural form is "aberrations."
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Is the word Aberration imperative?

No, it's not imperative.
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Is Aberration a collective noun?

No, it's not a collective noun.
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What is the opposite of Aberration?

Norm or standard.
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Is the Aberration term a metaphor?

It can be used metaphorically, but is not inherently a metaphor.
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Is the word Aberration a gerund?

No, it's not a gerund.
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Is the word “Aberration” a Direct object or an Indirect object?

It can serve as a direct object. For example, "She recognized the aberration immediately."
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Which article is used with Aberration?

The indefinite article "an" can be used as in "an aberration."
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Is Aberration a vowel or consonant?

It's a word, not a single letter, so neither.
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What is the stressed syllable in Aberration?

The second syllable "er" is stressed.
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What part of speech is Aberration?

It is a noun.
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Which determiner is used with Aberration?

Any determiner like "this," "that," "each" can be used, depending on the sentence.
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What is the first form of Aberration?

The noun form is "aberration." There isn't a verb form that matches the structure of typical verb conjugations.
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What is the third form of Aberration?

N/A as "aberration" is primarily a noun.
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Is Aberration an abstract noun?

Yes, it represents a concept or idea.
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Is Aberration a countable noun?

Yes, you can have one aberration or multiple aberrations.
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How many syllables are in Aberration?

There are four syllables.
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What is another term for Aberration?

Deviation or anomaly.
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What is the second form of Aberration?

N/A as "aberration" is primarily a noun.
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How is Aberration used in a sentence?

The sudden shift in policy was seen as an aberration by many experts.
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Is Aberration a noun or adjective?

Aberration is a noun.
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How do we divide Aberration into syllables?

It's divided as Ab-er-ra-tion.
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Tayyaba Rehman is a distinguished writer, currently serving as a primary contributor to askdifference.com. As a researcher in semantics and etymology, Tayyaba's passion for the complexity of languages and their distinctions has found a perfect home on the platform. Tayyaba delves into the intricacies of language, distinguishing between commonly confused words and phrases, thereby providing clarity for readers worldwide.

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