• (adj): Markedly different from an accepted norm.
    Example: "Deviant ideas"
    Synonyms: aberrant
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on deviant, deviants:

Deviance (sociology) - Types of Deviance
... Taboo is a strong social form of behavior considered deviant by a majority ... Howard Becker, a labeling theorist, touched basis with different types of deviant behaviors ... There are four different types of deviant behaviors falling into different categories ...
Subterranea (comics) - Inhabitants - Deviant Mutates
... The Deviant Mutates are the more extremely-mutated experiments of the Deviants ... Most of the Deviant Mutates work for Mole Man ... Among the Deviant Mutates are Giganto - Megataur - Tricephalous - ...
Positive Deviant - The Application of Positive Deviance - Private Sector
... such seemingly mundane groups as service personnel in a fast food environment, the positive deviants have attitudes, cognitive processes and behavioral patterns that lead to ... Studies claim that widespread adoption of the Positive Deviant approaches consistently leads to significant performance improvement ... extensions include methodologies and technologies for Quickly identifying the Positive Deviants Efficiently gathering and organizing the Positive Deviant knowledge Motivating a willingness in others to adopt the ...
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 superhumans in the Marvel Comics' universe "Deviant" (CSI Miami episode) A member of ...
Mismatch Negativity - Characteristics
... The MMN is a response to a deviant within a sequence of otherwise regular stimuli thus, in an experimental setting, it is produced when stimuli are presented in a many-to-one ratio for example, in a sequence of ... the d is the deviant or oddball stimulus, and will elicit an MMN response ... and a typical latency of 150-250 ms after the onset of the deviant stimulus ...

More definitions of "deviant":

  • (noun): A person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior.
    Synonyms: pervert, deviate, degenerate