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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person whose behavior veers from what is acceptable adj. - Markedly different from an accepted norm.

Usage examples (26)
  • By accepting diversity we challenge these principles on which the deviant is excluded as abnormal, contaminating.
  • In her world Eminem and his ilk are social outcasts and any kind of so-called deviant behavior is confronted.
  • If someone does something antisocial and  deviant, that is a manifestation of something that's going on inside.
  • People don't approve of that kind of deviant behavior. for more
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