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alexia (n.)

"inability to read" as a result of some mental condition, 1878, from Greek a- "not" (see a- (3)) + abstract noun from lexis "a speaking or reading," from legein "to speak," from PIE root *leg- (1) "to collect, gather," with derivatives meaning "to speak (to 'pick out words')."

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Definitions of alexia from WordNet

alexia (n.)
inability to perceive written words;
Synonyms: visual aphasia / word blindness
From wordnet.princeton.edu