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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Inability to use or understand language (spoken or written) because of a brain lesion.

Usage examples (38)
  • The language disorder called aphasia usually affects both the understanding and production of spoken and written language.
  • She actually had a condition known as aphasia, which is a sort of a big term.
  • It's a condition called aphasia, a sign of Alzheimer's disease.
  • "In all honesty, the way he has dealt with the aphasia is his greatest triumph," said Gerri Monaghan. for more
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  • "Aphagia" (inability to swallow) is worse than "aphasia" (inability to comprehend words), because you need to eat to survive.
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