Etymology
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dysfunction (n.)

"failure to function, abnormality or impairment of function," 1914, from dys- "bad, abnormal, difficult" + function (n.). Originally in anatomy and medicine; in sociology by 1949.

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Definitions of dysfunction

dysfunction (n.)
(medicine) any disturbance in the functioning of an organ or body part or a disturbance in the functioning of a social group;
erectile dysfunction
sexual relationship dysfunction
Synonyms: disfunction
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