acathexis

[ăk′ə-thĕksĭs]

n.

A mental disorder in which certain objects or ideas fail to elicit an emotional response in the individual.

Nearby words

  1. alfur,
  2. alfvén,
  3. alfvén wave,
  4. alföld,
  5. alg.,
  6. algae,
  7. algal,
  8. algar,
  9. algaroth powder,
  10. algarroba


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