Deviant

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Deviant Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior
  • markedly different from an accepted norm; "aberrent behavior"; "deviant ideas"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Deviant'


  • Deviant behavior: Deviant behavior may refer to Deviance (sociology), actions or behaviors that violate social norms Deviant Behavior (journal), an interdisciplinary journal
  • Deviant (disambiguation): Deviant commonly refers to deviant behavior, particularly in relation to social norms. Deviant may also refer to: Deviant (comics), a fictional race of
  • DeviantArt: DeviantArt, Inc is an online community showcasing various forms of user-made artwork, first launched on August 7, 2000 by Scott Jarkoff, Matthew Stephens
  • Deviant logic: Philosopher Susan Haack uses the term "deviant logic" to describe certain non-classical systems of logic. In these logics, the set of well-formed formulas
  • Deviant sexual intercourse: Deviant sexual intercourse is, in some U.S. states, a legal term for "any act of sexual gratification involving the sex organs of one person and the mouth
  • Deviant (Pitchshifter album): Deviant is an album by the British industrial metal band Pitchshifter, released in 2000. It was a follow up to the commercially successful album www.pitchshifter
  • Deviant (comics): The Deviants are a fictional race of superhumans in Marvel Comics. The Deviants first appeared in The Eternals #1 (July 1976), and were created by Jack

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* In the U.S. you have to be a deviant or exist in extreme boredom...Make no mistake all intellectuals are deviants in the U.S. - William Seward Burroughs

* You have to be deviant if you're going to do anything new. - David Lee


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