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dysphemia

[dis-fee-mee-uh] /dɪsˈfi mi ə/
noun, Psychology.
1.
any impairment in the ability to speak.
Origin of dysphemia
1890-1895
1890-95; < New Latin < Greek dys- dys- + phḗm(ē) utterance + -ia -ia
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dysphemia in Medicine

dysphemia dys·phe·mi·a (dĭs-fē'mē-ə)
n.
A speech disorder characterized by stammering or stuttering and usually having an emotional or psychological basis.

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