acatalepsy

[ey-kat-l-ep-see]

Origin of acatalepsy

1595–1605; (< Medieval Latin acatalēpsia) < Greek akatalēpsía, equivalent to akatalēpt(eîn) to not comprehend (verbal derivative of akatálēptos incomprehensible, ungraspable; see a-6, catalepsy) + -ia -ia
Related formsa·cat·a·lep·tic [ey-kat-l-ep-tik] /eɪˌkæt lˈɛp tɪk/, noun, adjective
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