someone affected by aphasia or inability to use or understand language
Hypernyms: ↑handicapped person
1. related to or affected by aphasia

aphasic speech

Pertains to noun: ↑aphasia
Derivationally related forms: ↑aphasia
2. unable to speak because of a brain lesion
Similar to: ↑inarticulate, ↑unarticulate
Derivationally related forms: ↑aphasia

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  • Aphasic — A*pha sic, a. Pertaining to, or affected by, aphasia; speechless. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aphasic — 1868 (n.); 1892 (adj.), from APHASIA (Cf. aphasia) + IC (Cf. ic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • aphasic — 1. adjective Affected by, or pertaining to, aphasia. ... groups of dancers were wheeling, plunging, and gesticulating while the ogre, more aphasic than before, mumbled at full strength ... 2. noun One who is afflicted by symptoms of aphasia …   Wiktionary

  • aphasic — apha·sic ə fā zik adj of, relating to, or affected with aphasia aphasic or apha·si·ac ə fā z(h)ē .ak n an individual affected with aphasia * * * apha·sic (ə faґzik) 1. pertaining to or affected with aphasia. 2. a person affected with aphasia …   Medical dictionary

  • aphasic lethal factor — aphasic lethal factor. См. афазный летальный фактор. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • aphasic — noun or adjective see aphasia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aphasic — /euh fay zik, sik/, Pathol. adj. 1. pertaining to or affected with aphasia. n. 2. Also, aphasiac /euh fay zee ak /. a person affected with aphasia. [1865 70; APHAS(IA) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • aphasic — adj. pertaining to aphasia, affected with aphasia (inability to speak and comprehend words) n. person who is affected with aphasia …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aphasic — apha·sic …   English syllables

  • aphasic — /əˈfeɪzɪk/ (say uh fayzik) adjective 1. relating to or affected with aphasia. –noun 2. someone affected with aphasia …  

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