Asemia

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Asemia (Med) Loss of power to express, or to understand, symbols or signs of thought.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n asemia In Pathol., the loss of the power of forming or understanding any sign or symbol of thought, whether spoken, written, or acted. Also called asymbolia.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. priv. + sign

Usage

In literature:

Such are the peculiarities of spectral aphasia, or rather asemia.
"Cock Lane and Common-Sense" by Andrew Lang
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