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dysphemia

[dis-fee-mee-uh]
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noun Psychology.
  1. any impairment in the ability to speak.
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Origin of dysphemia

1890–95; < New Latin < Greek dys- dys- + phḗm(ē) utterance + -ia -ia
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dysphemia in Medicine

dysphemia

(dĭs-fēmē-ə)
n.
  1. A speech disorder characterized by stammering or stuttering and usually having an emotional or psychological basis.
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