Definition of Aboulia

1. Noun. A loss of will power.

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



Definition of Aboulia

1. Noun. (psychiatry) Absence of willpower or decisiveness, especially as a symptom of mental illness. ¹

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Definition of Aboulia

1. abulia [n -S] : ABOULIC [adj] - See also: abulia

Medical Definition of Aboulia

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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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aboulia

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aboulia (current term)
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Literary usage of Aboulia

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1. Railway and Other Accidents with Relation to Injury and Disease of the by Allan McLane Hamilton (1904)
"... CHAPTER I. ACCIDENT aboulia. SYNONYMS. — Railway Spine — Spinal Concussion (Erichsen)— Traumatic Neurosis (Oppenheim)— Traumatic Neurasthenia— Traumatic ..."

2. The Pathology of Emotions: Physiological and Clinical Studies by Charles Féré (1899)
"... mania—Kleptomania—Homicidal Impulsions—aboulia—Precocity. THEY are not the painful emotions only which pan be recalled by an outward impression which ..."

3. Mental affections by John Macpherson (1899)
"(a) aboulia (Inhibition—Folie du doute).—This condition, which is very seldom met with in a pure and unmixed state, being usually associated with obsessions ..."

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