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acousmatagnosis (s) (noun), acousmatagnoses (pl)
In psychology, an abnormal inability to understand spoken words or being unable to recognize meaningful sounds: Patricia was recently admitted to the hospital and appeared to be suffering from acousmatagnosis because she looked frightened and dazed because she could not understand what the doctor was saying. So the physician made an effort to communicate with her by writing what he wanted her to know.
This entry is located in the following unit: acous-, acou-, acouo-, acoustico-, acouto-, acousti-, -acousia, -acousis, -acoustical, acu-, -acusis-, -acusia (page 1)