word blindness


word blindness
The common term for alexia

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  • Word blindness — Word Word, n. [AS. word; akin to OFries. & OS. word, D. woord, G. wort, Icel. or[eth], Sw. & Dan. ord, Goth. wa[ u]rd, OPruss. wirds, Lith. vardas a name, L. verbum a word; or perhaps to Gr. rh twr an orator. Cf. {Verb}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • word blindness — n ALEXIA word blind adj * * * see alexia * * * alexia …   Medical dictionary

  • word blindness — n. ALEXIA word blind adj …   English World dictionary

  • word blindness — word .blindness n [U] ↑dyslexia …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • word blindness — noun inability to perceive written words • Syn: ↑visual aphasia, ↑alexia • Hypernyms: ↑aphasia * * * ˈword blindness 7 [word blindness] noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • word blindness — word′ blind ness n. pat alexia • Etymology: 1880–85 word′ blind , adj …   From formal English to slang

  • word blindness — alexia. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • word-blindness — noun dyslexia …   Wiktionary

  • word blindness — noun less technical term for alexia, or (less accurately) for dyslexia …   English new terms dictionary

  • word blindness — noun (U) dyslexia …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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