Aberration – Word Of The Day

word of the day - aberration
word of the day - aberration

Aberration – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Aberration: (Noun) /ˌæbəˈreɪʃn/

Definition:

an action or event that is very different from what usually happens or what someone usually does

Synonyms: 

Oddity, Peculiarity, Quirk

Collocations: 

With adjective: temporary/ mental aberration

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:.
“He saw the omission as a symptom of a temporary aberration.
“Some temporary psychological aberration, perhaps ?”

For IELTS Writing:
“The Tories regard it as an aberration that would be catastrophic for Britain’s system of government.”

Exercise:

Match the word below to complete these sentences.

catastrophe, observant, obligatory, retribution, fireball, aberration

  1. The losses this year are an ………………………….. and the company will continue to grow
  2. The jet exploded in midair and turned into a ……………………..
  3. The Black Sea is facing ecological ……………….. as a result of pollution
  4. It is …………………………… for companies to provide details of their industrial processes.
  5. Supervisors are trained to be …………………………
  6. Victims are demanding …………………… for the terrorist attacks.

Answer key

  1. aberration
  2. fireball
  3. catastrophe
  4. obligatory
  5. observant
  6. retribution

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