deviance

[dee-vee-uhns]
noun
1.
deviant quality or state.
2.
deviant behavior.
Also, deviancy.


Origin:
1940–45; devi(ant) + -ance

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deviance (ˈdiːvɪəns)
 
n
1.  Also called: deviancy the act or state of being deviant
2.  statistics a measure of the degree of fit of a statistical model compared to that of a more complete model

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deviance
1944, fromdeviant. A sociologists' word, perhaps coined because statisticians and astronomers already had claimed deviation.
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Example sentences
And maybe this slight of deviancy is not rewarded in grants.
The effects of peers' deviancy, violent media, and importance given to lyrics
  were statistically controlled.
We must be able to confront and direct offenders into adaptive ways of coping
  with their deviancy.
Other adolescents in the group begin to emulate this behavior, further
  strengthening the deviancy of the group.
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