Aberra'tion. n.s. [from aberratio, Lat.] The act of deviating from the common track.
And if it be a mistake, it is only so; there is no heresy in such an harmless aberration; at the worst, with the ingenuous, the probability of it will render it a lapse of easy pardon. Glanville's Scepsis Scientifica, c. 11.