Etymology
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aphasic (adj.)

"characterized by pathological loss of ability to speak," 1867, from aphasia + -ic. Aphasiac (1868) is better as the noun, "one suffering from aphasia," but both words have been used in both senses.

updated on January 28, 2017

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Definitions of aphasic from WordNet
1
aphasic (adj.)
related to or affected by aphasia;
aphasic speech
aphasic (adj.)
unable to speak because of a brain lesion;
2
aphasic (n.)
someone affected by aphasia or inability to use or understand language;
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