Definition of Abulic

1. Adjective. Suffering from abulia; showing abnormal inability to act or make decisions.

Exact synonyms: Aboulic
Similar to: Neurotic, Psychoneurotic
Derivative terms: Aboulia, Abulia



Definition of Abulic

1. Adjective. (medicine) Relating to, characterized by, or affected with abulia. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Abulic

1. abulia [adj] - See also: abulia

Medical Definition of Abulic

1. Relating to, or suffering from, abulia. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Abulic

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1. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1904)
"(4) This very painful attention just referred to does not usually last long in abulic patients; it oscillates, ceases, returns for a moment and after a ..."

2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1913)
"Such, in a sense, are the psychologically interesting ideas of the abulic that she should act, must act,—and yet does not. Mourre, for example, considers ..."

3. The Psychoneuroses and Their Treatment by Psychotherapy by E. Gauckler (1915)
"They explain the appearance of being abulic which our patients acquire. ... The neurasthenic is no more abulic than he is asthenic or exhausted. ..."

4. The Mental State of Hystericals: A Study of Mental Stigmata and Mental Accidents by Pierre Janet (1901)
"Although she is always considerably •abulic, ... Marcelle, a •great abulic patient who remains to be studied, unites be- ter and understands better the ..."

5. Ants and Some Other Insects: An Inquiry Into the Psychic Powers of These by Auguste Forel (1904)
"It is remarkable how soon the victor notices and utilises this abulic discouragement. The dejected ants usually rally after the flight and soon take heart ..."

6. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1904)
"It is remarkable how soon the victor notices and utilises this abulic discouragement. The dejected ants usually rally after the flight and soon take heart ..."

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