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audile

[aw-dil, -dahyl]
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noun Psychology.
  1. a person in whose mind auditory images, rather than visual or motor images, are predominant or unusually distinct.
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Origin of audile

First recorded in 1885–90; aud(itory) + -ile
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Examples from the Web for audile

Historical Examples

  • The audile phenomena were so frequent and so various, that a conspectus of them is given in an appendix.

    The Alleged Haunting of B---- House

    Various

  • So that the "mixed type" is the only real type, the extreme visualist or audile, etc., being exceptional and not typical.

    Psychology

    Robert S. Woodworth


British Dictionary definitions for audile

audile

noun
  1. a person who possesses a faculty for auditory imagery that is more distinct than his visual or other imagery
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adjective
  1. of or relating to such a person
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Word Origin

C19: from aud (itory) + -ile
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

audile in Medicine

audile

dīl′)
adj.
  1. Relating to hearing; auditory.
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