|Flashcards: Latin Derivatives|
1) a deviating from what is normal or right: 2) a temporary mental irregularity
The crimes against humanity perpetrated by the September 11 hijackers are horrible moral aberrations, denounced by the vast majority of people of the world regardless of their religion.
Related English words: aberrant, aberrance, aberrancy.
Latin root words: aberro, aberrare, aberravi - to wander, go astray; aberratio, aberrationis, f. - relief, diversion, escape