Vocabulary: outlier


Title: Outliers
Author: Malcolm Gladwell
Sentence: Wolf's profession had a name for a place like Roseto—a place that lay outside everyday experience, where the normal rules did not apply. Roseto was an outlier.
Page: 3, 7

Word: outlier
Definition:
  • something that is situated away from or classed differently from a main or related body.
  • a statistical observation that is markedly different in value from the others of the sample.
   Source: Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

This is the definition given in the book.

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