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a·bu·li·a

also a·bou·li·a  (ə-bo͞o′lē-ə, -byo͞o′-)
n.
Loss or impairment of the ability to make decisions or act independently.

[New Latin, from Greek abouliā, indecision : a-, without; see a-1 + boulē, will; see gwelə- in Indo-European roots.]

a·bu′lic (-lĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.abulic - suffering from abuliaabulic - suffering from abulia; showing abnormal inability to act or make decisions
psychoneurotic, neurotic - affected with emotional disorder
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