mental aberration


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mental aberration

[′men·təl ‚ab·ə′rā·shən]
(psychology)
A departure from normal mental function.
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The problems of fundamental rights and freedoms we suffer at home as well as the failures in our regional policies and the isolation process are closely related to this mental aberration.
IN his few weeks as a Durham cricketer, Calum MacLeod has done a lot of things right - but the county were unable to recover from his mental aberration as they suffered their first Twenty20 defeat of the season.
Whatever happens to him on it - that Champions League Final miss in Moscow four years ago, the shocking mental aberration in Barcelona last month - never undermines his ferocious commitment.
9 (ANI): Formula One 2008 champion Lewis Hamilton invited fresh controversy ahead of the Japanese Grand Prix after another mental aberration deprived him of the chance to start the race from pole position.
He was impressive over this course and distance last month prior to something of a mental aberration at Sheffield next time, but that was hopefully a one-off and this certainly represents an easier task than that he faced in the East Anglian Derby heats on his last competitive outing.
DIC were baffled and angry and a source was quoted in the ECHO saying: "If the fans want to know what has happened, David Moores suffered what I can only describe as a mental aberration just when the deal was about to be reached.
So his decision to turn a pass towards Robert Green without so much as a lift of the head in his goalkeeper's direction can only be put down to a mental aberration.