aberrationally

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

aberrational +‎ -ly

Pronunciation[edit]

(US) IPA(key): /ˌæb.əˈɹeɪ.ʃən.ə.li/, /ˌæb.əˈɹeɪ.ʃnə.li/

Adverb[edit]

aberrationally (comparative more aberrationally, superlative most aberrationally)

  1. In an abnormal manner.
    • 1914, James William Tuft, A Natural History of the British Butterflies:
      Our fine western and northern race, clara, probably the largest and most beautiful of all, also occurs aberrationally in most parts of central Europe.
    • 1997, Erwin G. Loewen, ‎Evgeny Popov, Diffraction Gratings and Applications, page 253:
      Because of the defocusing that occurs when rotated for wavelength tuning, an aberrationally non-corrected concave grating is not naturally suited to high resolution monochromators.
    • 2009, Jonathan Schwartz, All in Good Time: A Memoir, page 115:
      He was gruff and loud and unafraid of the aberrationally tall young men who were his livelihood.