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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Inability to speak especially when caused by a brain lesion.

Usage examples (4)
  • Ben – forgot to take his meds again … he seems to suffer from severe mental disorders … as in alexia Loss of a previously intact ability to grasp the meaning of written or...
  • Negative symptoms are the absence of something that is normall present, such as flattened or masked affect, alogia, avolition, anhedonia, and attentional impairment.
  • A characteristic of many psychiatric disorders is the person’s inability to assume the abstract attitude or to shift readily from the concrete to the abstract and back again as...
  • (5) negative symptoms, i.e., affective flattening, alogia, or avolition for more
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