Definition of Abulia

1. Noun. A loss of will power.

Exact synonyms: Aboulia
Generic synonyms: Mental Condition, Mental State, Psychological Condition, Psychological State
Derivative terms: Aboulic, Abulic



Definition of Abulia

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of aboulia) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Abulia

1. loss of will power [n -S] : ABULIC [adj]

Medical Definition of Abulia

1. 1. Loss or impairment of the ability to perform voluntary actions or to make decisions. 2. Reduction in speech, movement, thought, and emotional reaction; a common result of bilateral frontal lobe disease. Synonym: aboulia. Origin: G. A-priv. + boule, will (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Abulia

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1. The Ungeared Mind by Robert Howland Chase (1919)
"abulia OR WEAKENED POWER TO WILL. THE term "abulia" designates, in a general way, a weakening or a diminution of the will force of the individual. ..."

2. The Mental State of Hystericals: A Study of Mental Stigmata and Mental Accidents by Pierre Janet (1901)
"If we established in a patient an abulia of this kind with the three ... D.'s amnesia hysterical, so we should call hysterical abulia a malady of the will ..."

3. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1913)
"Let us now look for a little at a rare condition known in its typical form to nerve-specialists as abulia, for by so doing we shall accomplish two things at ..."

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