1. a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting

Similar word(s): warp

Definition categories: state, aberrance, aberrancy, aberration, deviance

2. the amount by which a propagating wave is bent

Similar word(s): deflexion, refraction

Definition categories: event, bend, bending

3. the movement of the pointer or pen of a measuring instrument from its zero position

Similar word(s): deflexion

Definition categories: event, motion, movement

4. the property of being bent or deflected

Similar word(s): bending, deflexion

Definition categories: attribute

5. a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)

- a deflection from his goal

Similar word(s): deflexion, deviation, digression, divagation, diversion

Definition categories: act, turn, turning