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Errant vs. Aberrant

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Errantadjective

Straying from the proper course or standard, or outside established limits.

Aberrantadjective

Differing from the norm.

Errantadjective

Wandering; roving around.

Aberrantadjective

Straying from the right way; deviating from morality or truth.

Errantadjective

Prone to making errors; misbehaved.

‘We ran down the street in pursuit of the errant dog.’;

Aberrantadjective

Deviating from the ordinary or natural type; exceptional; abnormal.

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Errantadjective

(proscribed) Utter, complete (negative); arrant.

Aberrantnoun

A person or object that deviates from the rest of a group.

Errantnoun

A knight-errant.

Aberrantnoun

(biology) A group, individual, or structure that deviates from the usual or natural type, especially with an atypical chromosome number.

Errantadjective

Wandering; deviating from an appointed course, or from a direct path; roving.

‘Seven planets or errant stars in the lower orbs of heaven.’;

Aberrantadjective

Wandering; straying from the right way.

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Errantadjective

Notorious; notoriously bad; downright; arrant.

‘Would make me an errant fool.’;

Aberrantadjective

Deviating from the ordinary or natural type; exceptional; abnormal.

‘The more aberrant any form is, the greater must have been the number of connecting forms which, on my theory, have been exterminated.’;

Errantadjective

Journeying; itinerant; - formerly applied to judges who went on circuit and to bailiffs at large.

Aberrantnoun

one whose behavior departs substantially from the norm of a group

Errantnoun

One who wanders about.

Aberrantadjective

markedly different from an accepted norm;

‘aberrent behavior’; ‘deviant ideas’;

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Errantadjective

straying from the right course or from accepted standards;

‘errant youngsters’;

Aberrantadjective

departing from an accepted standard

‘this somewhat aberrant behaviour requires an explanation’;

Errantadjective

uncontrolled motion that is irregular or unpredictable;

‘an errant breeze’;

Aberrantadjective

diverging from the normal type

‘aberrant chromosomes’;

Errantadjective

erring or straying from the accepted course or standards

‘an errant husband coming back from a night on the tiles’;

Aberrant

Aberrant is a role-playing game created by White Wolf Game Studio in 1999, set in 2008 in a world where super-powered humans started appearing one day in 1998. It is the middle setting in the greater Trinity Universe timeline, chronologically situated about 90 years after Adventure!, White Wolf's Pulp era game, and over a century before the psionic escapades of Trinity/Aeon.

Errantadjective

not in the right place; having moved from the correct position or course

‘fear of being hit by an errant bullet’; ‘an errant strand of hair’;

Errantadjective

(of a polychaete worm) of a predatory kind that moves about actively and is not confined to a tube or burrow.

Errantadjective

travelling in search of adventure

‘that same lady errant’;

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