Synonym of deviating

Alternative for deviating

deviates, deviated, deviating

Synonym: aberrant, degenerate, depart, deviant, diverge, divert, pervert, vary,

Adjective

Deviating from what is normal or usual, typically in a way that is undesirable or worrying
abnormal unusual odd uncommon atypical anomalous exceptional extraordinary irregular peculiar strange aberrant bizarre curious deviant weird queer surprising unexpected eccentric singular untypical divergent unconventional different isolated phenomenal unrepresentative wayward freakish remarkable uncustomary unique unorthodox especial freak idiosyncratic oddball quirky funny malformed monstrous nonstandard perverse perverted rare twisted unfamiliar unhealthy unnatural unwonted wacko wacky warped aberrational devious distorted erratic freaky aberrated anomalistic corrupt deviate exceeding extraordinaire heteroclite heterodox kinky outré preternatural screwy fantastic heteromorphic uncharacteristic unnormal non-typical left-field out of the ordinary out there off the wall way out off-base off-the-wall out of the way not normal off-color out of line out of the common nonconformist rogue digressive transgressing wandering incongruous inconsistent straying rambling defective jarring foreign prodigious daggy flakey psycho flaky mental bent non-standard sick sicko pervy off-key variant varying heretical separating divagating digressing outlandish offbeat quaint out-of-the-way crazy rum unaccustomed kooky far-out uncanny wild off-centre way-out bizarro whacky novel mysterious kookie cranky funky weirdo queerish off-kilter spaced-out puzzling mystifying exotic unheard of unprecedented zany special unaccountable perplexing unco inconceivable eerie baffling original depraved whimsical outstanding incredible unparalleled inexplicable amazing unknown alien astonishing grotesque noteworthy ridiculous infrequent degenerate scarce new unearthly miraculous preposterous dubious droll outre unheard-of spooky wonderful outrageous paranormal supernatural unthinkable far out suspicious surreal fishy immoral creepy fresh notable something else striking alternative unreal absurd distinctive superior questionable evil debased debauched ludicrous wicked signal unbelievable particular conspicuous transcendental off-center fanciful individual metaphysical out in left field characteristic avant-garde capricious unordinary sporadic unpredictable unimaginable quizzical seldom obscure unconforming revolutionary marvellous disparate unreasonable superhuman decadent incomparable awesome incomprehensible occult unwholesome astounding cockeyed sadistic ghostly marvelous distinct supermundane occasional deviative unintelligible fabulous memorable distinguished mystic celestial informal radical atypic eminent otherworldly transcendent irrational unceremonious contrary impressive fantastical nonsensical stunning significant wondrous extreme sensational nonconforming dilly unexampled nutty foolish insane Bohemian corrupted vicious psychic momentous tremendous dissolute stupendous horrendous hidden dark impaired out of this world one of a kind beat newfangled phantom extramundane dissipated degraded reprobate few and far between spectral supranatural illogical thin on the ground unfathomable fairy impenetrable mythical legendary invisible unrevealed unknowable mythological superordinary secret uncomprehensible numinous concealed untried libertine unclean demoralized limited vitiated magical loose rakish jackleg distinguishing chance supernormal mystical unholy individualistic rakehell rakehelly God-awful unlikely solitary random shocking ungodly demoralised barbarous improper newsworthy staggering out of place specialized implausible prominent refreshing maverick out-there suspect startling make-believe unmatched unequalled unrivalled unlike awkward dotty awe-inspiring madcap inappropriate superlative extravagant comical bohemian unrivaled off the beaten track doubtful hare-brained specific arcane matchless unexcelled unequaled spectacular record groundbreaking peerless hippy mind-boggling mind-blowing terrific cockamamie eye-popping pioneering mad boho weird and wonderful altered rummy specialised in left field other without equal ground-breaking without parallel first-time interesting unexplored beyond compare superphysical in a league of its own heavenly sui generis supersensible extrasensory intriguing odd strange bestial exciting offhand unsavoury degenerated masochistic diseased alternate licentious humorous arbitrary disorderly custom customized exclusive signature personalized disturbing marked vagarious teratoid changeable fitful fluky pretend concocted labored laboured ersatz made-up imitation staged sparse crinkly twisty unsavory typical esoteric innovative unforeseen fortuitous unforeseeable unanticipated surprise eccentrical marginal out of keeping disconsonant inapropos irrelevant incongruent incoherent excentrical unrecognized scattered intermittent seldom seen base essential private representative inimitable unsocial nondescript egregious few unrecognised undesirable macabre morbid shady aperiodic personal inscrutable loner cool not typical dubitable disputable disquieting debatable shaky doubtable equivocal dodgy episodic casual episodical discontinuous slang like nothing on earth avant garde problematical problematic unhinged touched demented unbalanced kookish unworldly other-worldly rarefied periodical scant periodic shrewish incorrect crabbed nefarious villainous ill-tempered ill-natured surly unaccommodating bad-tempered churlish spiteful errant discordant unharmonious imported ready improbable unforgettable eye-catching arresting scanty spasmodic semioccasional funny peculiar breaking new ground personalised customised unrealistic remote uninvestigated recondite magnificent serious grandiose out of character unfrequent off-beat breathtaking not prepared beyond your ken little known amazeballs vile off the rails brilliant surpassing stellar antisocial dissenting dissident nonorthodox heretic iconoclastic dissentient heavy flash gnarly forby bugged out single far-fetched unsuitable illegal amoral mercurial senseless goofy silly impracticable inane supercalifragilisticexpialidocious unusually good off beaten path never to be forgotten sole beatnik anarchic untraditional sectarian schismatic all your own wackadoodle loony bewildering infantile imbecilic crazy-ass pointless idiotic wackadoo laughable risible cock-eyed farcical substantial huge great electrifying lone unworkable harebrained imprudent dreamlike fatuous puerile quixotic derisory foolhardy balmy modified derived magic too good to be true extra special unpredicted uncivilised atrocious unconscionable nasty intolerable late uncivilized dreadful horrid unseemly irresponsible defiled abandoned wrong one only off the beaten path eye-opening one-off non-rational hypernormal short-sighted ill-conceived beyond all reason bird-brained half-baked out of all reason bad tainted rotten vitiate contorted adapted mutant revised hermetic unrelated stray from left field unrepeated all-time misguided ghostlike out on a limb optional differing various one and only

Adjective

Changing or varying at regular intervals
changing fluctuating erratic dynamic irregular unstable variable varying volatile alternating inconsistent shifting temperamental turbulent uneven fickle fluid mercurial moving mutable oscillating unsteady vacillating whimsical changeable inconstant nonuniform spasmodic sporadic uncertain unpredictable unsettled wavering altering changeful episodic flighty haphazard irresolute random roving scattershot swaying undependable unequal unreliable capricious developing discontinuous episodical flaky flakey flickery fluctuant growing iffy mobile rambling skittish unmethodical vagarious waffling wandering ever-changing full of ups and downs flexible fitful protean labile blowing hot and cold up and down kaleidoscopic patchy chameleonic intermittent chameleon-like unfixed impulsive movable up-and-down jerky quicksilver desultory variational wayward peaky up in the air disconnected yo-yo fragmentary occasional unsystematic incoherent spotty eccentric bitty floating impermanent irrepressible excitable dubious shifty moody giddy active elastic bipolar broken progressive evolving alterable faithless tempestuous adaptable inexact chancy everchanging adaptive indefinite varied flickering not constant unsteadfast unequable disjointed slippery fragmented scrappy contradictory irrational ephemeral transitory jumbled sketchy confused untrustworthy meandering directionless paradoxical ambiguous unsound suspect weaving doubtful frivolous dicey undirected incalculable nomadic incomplete in a state of change incompatible contrary conflicting self-contradictory momentary transient fleeting ever-moving discordant incongruous irreconcilable unconnected piecemeal not fixed discrepant short-lived warring lubricious illogical dissonant incongruent differing extending at odds in conflict at variance out of step ranging versatile casual aperiodic vicissitudinous transitional restless variant irresponsible vagrant revocable commutative transformable agitated reversible indecisive choppy spastic indiscriminate shaky infrequent designless aimless catchy unpunctual unconsidered purposeless hit-or-miss on-and-off off-and-on non-periodic

Adjective

Having one or more bends or angles
crooked winding twisting sinuous tortuous zigzag meandering serpentine anfractuous bending crazy curled curling curved curving curvy devious irregular twisted windy agee angular catawampus circuitous crippled errant incurving indirect jagged kinked kinky knurly rambling roundabout screwy snaky spiral topsy-turvy tortile flexuous bent snaking wandering twisty undulating erratic meandrous convoluted coiling mazy looping excursive spiralling labyrinthine confounding straying ambiguous remote out-of-the-way detouring digressing misleading obscure digressory confusing diverting removed spiraling involute vermiculate zigzagging wiggly squiggly tacking sinuate wavy ogee serpentiform oblique inclined crinkled sloping waggling oscillating awry serrated transverse askew fluctuating diagonal bowed contorted warped full of twists and turns misshapen angled hooked recurved out of shape turning intricate involved coiled lopsided twisting and turning gyrating wriggly distorted curvilinear slanted skewed complicated vagrant meandry bendy wry arched twined wrenched wavering lithe curvilineal rounded sweeping loopy gnarled tangled braided wound knotty deviative flowing bowing warping arching twining veering snakelike slinky asymmetric asymmetrical unsymmetrical uneven aslant slanting tilted tipping slantwise atilt circling corkscrew swirling pitched listing cock-a-hoop deviant V-shaped sharp-cornered divergent circular implied circumlocutory backhanded evasive periphrastic long-drawn-out sidelong pointed Y-shaped bifurcate forked unforeseen eventual subsidiary duplicitous long discursive understood underhand sinister long way home inferred unplanned sneaky sneaking long-winded tacit hinted at akimbo cornered crossing intersecting staggered divaricate crotched

Adjective

Unsuitably matched
mismatched incompatible clashing disparate ill-matched incongruous inharmonious conflicting discrepant dissimilar ill-assorted inconsistent opposed unlike unsuited different discordant divergent diverse irregular unalike uneven unrelated variant varying asymmetric at odds contrasting distinct inequitable lopsided misallied off-balance one-sided unequal unjust unreconcilable various at variance out of keeping differing contrastive contrary contradictory antithetic incongruent incomparable distant nonidentical non-identical distinctive separate differentiable poles apart antithetical independent opposite distinguishable discrete dissonant opposing diverging particular other anomalous distinguishing alternative unconnected alternate contradistinctive contradistinct disproportionate otherwise another irreconcilable incommensurable differential streets apart not the same unsimilar in opposition respective disagreeing express individual especial not as such not so other than supposed untypical atypical unnatural off-key factious factional offbeat like night and day altered single like chalk and cheese as like as chalk and cheese foreign unassociated unmistakable oppositional discriminable disharmonious inconsonant incommensurate contrasted uncoordinated remote removed bipolar unequal to incomparable to inconsistent with irrelevant to incompatible to immaterial to incongruent with unrelated to antagonistic oppugnant adverse polar antipathetic counter repugnant mutually exclusive unmixable disconsonant unharmonious antipodal reverse diametric specific antipodean unsuitable unique incoherent diametrical paradoxical converse dissenting unbalanced hostile diametrically opposed precise inappropriate alien out of line not in keeping out of sync out of step at loggerheads special on the outs heterogeneous disconnected weird unattached unequivalent antonymous dissentient inconformable anti inimical uncongenial quarreling contrarient quarrelling far cry not alike warring against in disagreement not kin not kindred not related in conflict complementary shifting absurd unpredictable distorted jumbled unavailing inapropos rambling illogical inapt unbecoming extraneous unintelligible twisted bizarre improper fitful fantastic discriminatory antipathic discriminating discriminative peculiar distinguished contrariant unfavorable unfavourable sole detached discriminational separated characteristic proper categorical unfriendly irresoluble reluctant hateful disunited diacritical sour note polar opposite nothing like idiosyncratic frictional acrimonious ambiguous nullifying contradictive ornery counteractive con negating agin self-contradictory sui generis derived modified at odds with miscellaneous varied assorted on a sour note uncoupled unlinked unallied multifarious manifold sundry unmatched inconstant jarring unadapted not similar isolated fluctuating unidentical variable no go myriad divers mismated adapted mutant revised unsteady erratic unstable random changing unsymmetrical asymmetrical impertinent nongermane irrelative obverse cross far from aberrant deviant exceptional rogue personal own several relevant corresponding out of tune out of harmony at outs whale of difference competing inverse reversed not capable of comparison inequal odd not uniform not matching contrapositive violative optional abnormal march to a different drummer alien to hostile to incompatible with foreign to adverse to in conflict with opposed to unacceptable to contrary to antagonistic to conflicting with oppugnant to unusual for repugnant to inimical to at variance with flip-side facing enemy restrictive repelling battling exposing protesting denying confronting controverting defensive disputed crossing allergic objecting combating defending obstructive gainsaying disputing rival each singular appropriate one-to-one at cross-purposes up against

Adjective

Erring or straying from the accepted course or standards
erring mistaken guilty offending aberrant criminal culpable delinquent errant lawbreaking lawless misbehaving sinning transgressing blundering deviant fallible faulty sinful straying transgressive wrong in error unmanageable antisocial felonious reprehensible censurable mischievous bad froward difficult unruly naughty contrary troublesome wayward disobedient uncontrollable shifting rowdy erratic devious stray unorthodox unreliable miscreant heretic meandering badly behaved errable out of control off straight and narrow wicked iniquitous unlawful evil illegal crooked villainous illicit shady bent blameworthy indictable wrongful dishonest condemnable corrupt nefarious illegitimate reproachable shameful immoral unethical blameable dishonourable blamable despicable disreputable vile against the law under-the-table unsavory vicious at fault unrighteous dark depraved dishonorable improper unsavoury discreditable indefensible inexcusable prohibited responsible unlicensed forbidden outlawed actionable banned answerable unauthorized unscrupulous violating contraband unsanctioned reprovable objectionable unprincipled proscribed base unwarranted fraudulent unacceptable chargeable ignoble unconscionable verboten unfair rotten debauched unholy black-market taboo peccant bootleg flagitious unauthorised reprobate amoral to blame morally wrong scandalous under-the-counter dissolute ungodly profligate wanton dodgy under the table under the counter licentious sly savage barbarous dirty out of line in the wrong disgraceful liable convicted accountable deplorable incriminated unworthy opprobrious remiss convictable condemned impeached odious unjustifiable unpardonable insufferable regrettable repugnant unforgivable caught censured exceptionable offensive obnoxious doomed accusable unjust demeritorious amiss foul on one's head risqué sacrilegious dissipated profane smutty salacious blasphemous indecent blameful not cricket deserving blame sinister cruel brutal merciless ruthless shameless mean debased inhumane deceitful callous malicious heinous malevolent inhuman degenerate perverted hateful monstrous squalid underhanded incorrigible scornful pitiless unfeeling rancorous shifty maleficent scoundrelly self-indulgent unkind vitiated decadent brutish disparaging defiled despiteful forbidding exploitative hard-hearted contemptible libertine slippery bestial mean-spirited bloodthirsty unconscientious sadistic heartless wrathful demonic crafty scrofulous unpleasant scheming harsh black-hearted virulent evil-minded inexorable infamous questionable self-seeking vengeful vindictive contemptuous grisly nasty corrupted gruesome pernicious conscienceless dastardly disdainful cold-blooded spiteful tyrannical two-faced disorderly clandestine furtive anarchic terrorist impermissible black punishable seditious disruptive mutinying insurgent insurrectionary insubordinate anarchical mutinous rebellious unofficial interdicted noncompliant revolting nonconformist adulterous malfeasant anarchistic ungoverned uncivilised turbulent violent unregulated unpeaceful uncivilized nihilistic disordered racketeering heavy excessive recusant uncultivated warlike infringing wildcat contumacious piratical criminogenic traitorous tapu haram off base off limits not permitted against the rules contrary to law in violation of law smoking gun without law and order ruled out not allowed not acceptable

Adjective

Nomadic
wandering roving itinerant roaming drifting journeying nomadic peripatetic rambling travelling vagrant wayfaring unsettled vagabond voyaging migratory rootless errant homeless floating migrant restless strolling touring ambulant ambulatory fugitive galavanting gallivanting gypsy nomad perambulatory peregrine ranging Romany displaced jaunting migrating mobile transient trekking winding devious erratic landloping planetary straying traveling on the go on the move on the wing moving shifting perambulant seasonal footloose of no fixed abode itinerate jet-setting destitute walking stray globetrotting discursive meandering immigrant of no fixed address down and out lost wayward hiking prodigal strayed fly-by-night afoot temporary changing tramp casual migratorial immigrating migrative emigrating impermanent refugee down-and-out abandoned derelict migrational transmigratory houseless unhoused adrift living rough moving around sleeping rough without a roof on the streets passing over passing through locomotive rangy pastoral vagarious expatriate idle tzigane didicoi shiftless ambling Gypsy rubbernecking globe-trotting gadabout unstationary cruising commuting driving flying riding constantly traveling translocating relocating active desultory digressive arrant sweeping spanning extensive widespread traversing covering on foot on tour excursioning riding the rails bustling straggling sauntering mendicant aimless able-bodied fancy-free having itchy feet promenading marching unclaimed plantigrade ambulate digitigrade strutting exiled dispossessed gone astray dossing outcast poor unwelcome estranged disinherited friendless forsaken desolate deported uncared-for banished forlorn without a roof over one's head

Adjective

Believing in or practising religious heresy
heretical unorthodox heterodox iconoclastic dissenting dissident nonconformist freethinking revisionist schismatic agnostic apostate idolatrous impious atheistical renegade sceptical sectarian unbelieving dissentient heathen maverick non-believing nonorthodox non-theistic out-there pagan separatist unconventional controversial nullifidian paynim recreant recusant atheistic differing disagreeing dissentive infidel misbelieving miscreant profane sacrilegious skeptical heretic rebellious revolutionary rebel radical eccentric individualistic original protesting mutinous opposing discordant alternative irreverent nonconforming blasphemous splinter subversive irregular contrary insubordinate malcontent seceding offbeat insurgent conflicting objecting rebelling complaining opposed oddball weird non-compliant unceremonious informal insurrectionary breakaway beatnik way-out uncanonical disrespectful opposition unsound questioning doubtful anti- contradicting negative violating innovative critical inorthodox secessionist gainsaying groundbreaking denunciatory disobedient defiant ungovernable recalcitrant fetishistic disaffected contumacious modernizing political pragmatic ideological progressive idol-worshipping icon-worshipping free thinking unconnected independent separate autonomous nonaligned refractory intractable froward incompliant resistant obstreperous restive bohemian clashing dissonant divisive polemical factional freak hippie willful untoward wilful insurrectionist wayward balky unmanageable unruly mutinying traitorous idol worshipping unusual unwonted abnormal modernising off-centre avant-garde uncommon novel new idiosyncratic exotic Bohemian fresh divergent off-the-wall anomalous bizarre aberrant extreme outlandish perverse zany cranky improper unsuitable inappropriate illegal heteroclite uncustomary out there far-out flakey kinky crazy anarchic different untraditional flaky out of the ordinary way out off the wall off the beaten path atypical individual odd singular rare freakish unfamiliar distinctive unprecedented strange quirky funny left-field queer quaint unheard of esoteric wacko freaky curious extraordinary kooky wacky hippy rum madcap screwy boho outré far out bizarro unique exceptional weirdo off the beaten track out in left field

Adjective

Digressing from subject to subject
discursive digressive meandering rambling wandering diffuse maundering roundabout long-winded prolix circuitous desultory lengthy circumlocutory digressional digressionary excursive leaping long loose periphrastic verbose wordy ambagious logorrhoeic pleonastic waffly broad conversational erratic free informal musing roaming roving spreading indirect oblique evasive devious implied tortuous circumlocutionary obliquitous ambiguous collateral non-linear taking the long way windy garrulous logorrheic tedious protracted long-drawn-out tautological overlong palaverous redundant repetitious voluble loquacious chatty gabby bombastic prolonged convoluted turgid interminable gassy wearisome boring tiresome talkative divergent flatulent inflated rhetorical episodic drawn-out diffusive tangential expansive ponderous repetitive talky sesquipedalian anfractuous circular dragged out full of verbiage flowery errant superfluous gossipy prosy vague circumlocutional circumlocuitous circumlocutious waffling iterative laborious unending verbal endless anecdotal drifting traveling travelling nomadic extended very long spun out profuse copious exuberant random lavish dull king-size elongate oversized elongated king-sized lengthened tangent orotund padded longish king size dragging prattling blathering jabbering babbling prating gushing mouthy loosely related yakking multiloquent big-mouthed gobby wittering multiloquous effusive magniloquent fustian grandiloquent tautologous pompous yacking repeating involved pretentious full of air with the gift of the gab having kissed the Blarney stone winding deviant zigzag serpentine curving backhanded sidelong unforeseen eventual subsidiary duplicitous sinuous snaking complicated understood underhand sinister long way home inferred out-of-the-way unplanned twisting sneaky obscure sneaking crooked tacit vagrant hinted at

Verb

(literally or figuratively) Present participle for to depart from an established path or course
swerving veering diverging differing drifting straying digressing turning parting slewing bending detouring divagating sheering swinging wandering wheeling meandering shying angling off bearing off moving away turning from turning off branching off turning aside turning away getting sidetracked taking a turn leaving beaten path departing curving twisting shifting winding sidetracking diverting changing direction pivoting changing zigzagging inclining skewing redirecting changing course deflecting varying whipping yawing curling fluctuating switching leaning weaving erring arching morphing bowing hooking looping slipping snaking bearing crooking roaming mutating vacillating tilting cutting rambling angling tacking evolving excursing transforming forking banking moving going astray metamorphosing altering wavering dipping whirling converting transmogrifying progressing stooping buckling going around modulating sloping going off at a tangent tipping breaking heeling canting maundering listing ricocheting ricochetting slanting swiveling swivelling zagging zigging contorting heading deforming separating dividing averting arcking arcing skidding going off course coiling pitching incurvating verging beveling bevelling divaricating slueing sluing warping sweeping flexing swaying refracting spiralling spiraling careening trending rounding wreathing training off levelling training leveling pointing aiming sheering off directing snapping angling away altering course getting off the subject making a right making a left getting off the point going off on a tangent getting off the track falling off turning around derogating removing going adrift dispersing straggling rotating backing abandoning deserting aberrating getting lost transgressing going off the rails careering running cambering shelving undulating bulging proceeding turning on your heel swelling whirling around leading going making extending inflecting incurving concaving gyrating wandering away rerouteing rerouting lying obliquely grading splaying descending declining beaming lying being straying from the point straying from the subject deviating from the topic getting around transferring channeling channelling splitting contrasting corkscrewing twining modifying passing setting rechanneling reverting focussing cornering returning rechannelling alternating focusing retracing backsliding recoiling channeling away drawing away heading off diversifying disagreeing crimping drooping bifurcating subdividing changing the course of teetering seesawing twisting and turning furcating circumlocuting diminishing reversing deteriorating worsening bettering passing around taking a bend hanging a left hanging a right tending branching getting off the thread distorting splitting off going in different directions branching out misshaping laying rising reclining falling malforming sideslipping lurching sidestepping screwing torturing kinking gnarling disfiguring wrinkling swinging over veering off departing from turning sharply making crooked becoming curved brutalising becoming misshapen making curved damaging going out of shape brutalizing squinching becoming crooked becoming deformed becoming distorted getting off course

Verb

Present participle for to fail to adhere to the proper or accepted standards

Antonym of deviating

deviating Idiom, Proverb

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