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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a state or condition markedly different from the norm;
[syn: aberrance, aberrancy, aberration, deviance]

2. deviate behavior;
[syn: deviation, deviance]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

deviance \deviance\ n. 1. an aberrant state or condition. Syn: aberrance, aberrancy, aberration. [WordNet 1.5] 2. deviate behavior. Syn: deviation. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

deviance n 1: a state or condition markedly different from the norm [syn: aberrance, aberrancy, aberration, deviance] 2: deviate behavior [syn: deviation, deviance]