noun see erratic I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • erraticism — erratic ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not even or regular in pattern or movement. DERIVATIVES erratically adverb erraticism noun …   English terms dictionary

  • erraticism — See erratically. * * * …   Universalium

  • erraticism — er·rat·i·cism …   English syllables

  • erraticism —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷d.əˌsizəm,  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷təˌ noun ( s) : a state or instance of being erratic; especially : a wayward act or tendency what erraticisms mere self respect can lead to Edwin Kennebeck …   Useful english dictionary

  • erratic — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin erraticus, from erratus, past participle of errare Date: 14th century 1. a. having no fixed course ; wandering < an erratic comet > b. archaic nomadic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • erratic — erratically, adv. erraticism, n. /i rat ik/, adj. 1. deviating from the usual or proper course in conduct or opinion; eccentric; queer: erratic behavior. 2. having no certain or definite course; wandering; not fixed: erratic winds. 3. Geol.… …   Universalium

  • abnormality — I noun aberration, anomaly, curiosity, deformity, deviation, divergence, erraticism, exception, idiosyncrasy, irregularity, malformation, nonconformity, oddity, peculiarity, perversion, singularity, strangeness, unconformity, unconventionality,… …   Law dictionary

  • abnormity — I noun aberrance, aberration, abnormality, anomalism, anomalousness, anomaly, deviation, divergence, erraticism, irregularity, nonconformity, quirk, subnormality, unnaturalness II index irregularity, nonconformity, quirk (idiosyncrasy) …   Law dictionary

  • aberration — Synonyms and related words: aberrance, aberrancy, abet, abnormality, abnormity, alienation, amorphism, anomalism, anomalousness, anomaly, bend, bias, brain damage, brainsickness, branching off, centrifugence, circuitousness, clouded mind, conceit …   Moby Thesaurus

  • abnormality — Synonyms and related words: aberrance, aberrancy, aberration, acute disease, affection, affliction, ailment, alienation, allergic disease, allergy, anomaly, atrophy, bacterial disease, birth defect, blight, brain damage, brainsickness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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