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Definition of the noun aboulia

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noun - plural: aboulias

  1. a loss of will power

Alternative definition of the noun aboulia

noun

  1. absence of willpower or decisiveness, especially as a symptom of mental illness

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Google previewIn Sickness and in Health (1896)

A Manual of Domestic Medicine and Surgery, Hygiene, Dietetics, and Nursing by James West Roosevelt

But Aboulia is a frequent acute symptom in cases of more or less transient nervous exhaustion.

Google previewCongressional Serial Set (1905)

Aboulia is a condition in which volition is impaired or lost. It may be divided into general and special aboulia. By general aboulia is meant that state in which depressive emotion is so developed that it plays a preponderant rôle in physical life ...

Google previewClinical Manual of Mental Diseases (1899)

by Archibald Campbell Clark

Aboulia is an extreme state of volitional weakness, or, as the name indicates, loss of will; there is inability of the will to act, and there is distress because of this. One of the rnost frequent forms, as stated by Régis, is the inability of a patient to ...

Google previewMan and Abnormal Man (1905)

Including a Study of Children, in Connection with Bills to Establish Laboratories Under Federal and State Governments for the Study of the Criminal, Pauper, and Defective Classes, with Bibliographies by Arthur MacDonald

Aboulia is a condition in which volition is impaired or lost. It may be divided into general and special aboulia. By general aboulia is meant that state in which depressive emotion is so developed that it plays a preponderant role in physical life ...

Google previewCongressional Edition (1905)

Aboulia is a condition in which volition is impaired or lost. It may be divided into general and special aboulia. By general aboulia is meant that state in which depressive emotion is so developed that it plays a preponderant role in physical life ...

Google previewA Plan for the Study of Man (1902)

With Reference to Bills to Establish a Laboratory for the Study of the Criminal, Pauper, and Defective Classes by Arthur MacDonald

Aboulia is a condition in which volition is impaired or lost. It may be divided into general and special aboulia. By general aboulia is meant that state in which depressive emotion is so developed that it plays a preponderant role in physical life ...

Google previewUnited States Congressional serial set (1905)

Aboulia is a condition in which volition is impaired or lost. It may be divided into general and special aboulia. By general aboulia is meant that state in which depressive emotion is so developed that it plays a preponderant role in physical life ...

Google previewThe Philadelphia Medical Journal (1899)

by George Milbry Gould, James Hendrie Lloyd

Aboulia is a condition in which volition is impaired or lost. It may be divided into general and special aboulia. By general aboulia is meant that state in which depressive emotion is so developed that it plays a preponderant role in physical life ...

Google previewDictionary Of World Literature - Criticism, Forms, Technique (2013)

by Joseph T Shipley,

are degenerates who, overfatigued by the nervous strain of modern civilization, have become “morbid deviations from an original type,” victims of moral insanity, hysteria, echolalia, aboulia, etc.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Ray Corsini

aboulia abulia above and below (A. Adler) A tendency to establish a relative, comparative social ranking, consciously or unconsciously, in which those with inferiority feelings place themselves lower in the hierarchy than ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

r 'bel aboulia BR o'bu:lio(r) AM ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences (2014)

Abulia/aboulia (Greek: 'non-will') is a clinical sign indicating a state of lack of spontaneity and initiative with relative preservation of alertness and awareness, and in the absence of paralysis. Such individuals appear unmotivated, with reduced ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

See aboulia. abuse/abyoosމ/[L, abuti, to waste], 1. improper use of equipment, a substance or a service, such as a drug or program, either intentionally or unintentionally. See also substance abuse. 2. to physically, verbally or emotionally ...

Google previewThe First Dictionary of Psychoanalysis (2013)

A Gift for Sigmund Freud's 80th Birthday by Richard Sterba

abasia; Ahasie abnormal; ahnorm aboulia; Ahulie abreaction, to abreact; ahreagieren abstinence; Ahstinenz absurd; absurd accent; Akzent accidental; akzidentell acme; Akme act out; agieren act, operation; Akt action, reaction, activity; Aktion ...

Google previewCatholic Dictionary, Revised (2002)

by Peter Stravinskas

Aboulia or Abulia (uhBÖÖleeuh): (Greek: literally, loss of will) A psychological illness characterized by a pathological inability to make decisions or to act. Abraham (AYbruhham): The Hebrew patriarch who, according to the account presented ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

afrā'T', wfairgul, Tajara, Tajara 11 Abruptio Aboulia. A loss or defect of ...

Google previewBob's Dictionary of Big Words (2016)

by Robert Sungenis

Greek: aboulia: indecision (a: without + boule: will). abysmal, adj. too deep or great to be measured; unfathomable; very bad; very low ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Psychology (1991)

by Stuart Sutherland

aboulia. A variant spelling of ABULIA. abreaction.

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The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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