バートランド・ラッセル 英単語・熟語 a162

★ aberration【(n) 常軌を逸すること,脱線行為,奇行;(病理)(一時的)精神異常;(生物)変態

* 語源: ab(離れる)+ err; errate(間違い)


But, I was told that all introspection is morbid, so that I regarded this interest in my own thoughts and feelings as another proof of mental aberration..
 出典:ラッセル『自伝』第1巻 第2章「青年期)

A view of this sort, which goes against biological facts, can only be regarded by sane people as a morbid aberration.

Ungovernable rage is a psychological aberration and should be treated by the psychiatrist ; it is a mark of diseases rather than of wickedness.


in aberration
 出典:『究極の英単語 v.4 - 超上級の3000語』p.302

She hit him in a moment of aberration.
 出典: Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English, new ed.

An aberration is an incident or way of behaving that is not typical.
 出典: Collins COBUILD English Dictionary for Advanced Learner's, new ed.