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au·tism

 (o′tĭz′əm)
n.
A pervasive developmental disorder characterized by severe deficits in social interaction and communication, by an extremely limited range of activities and interests, and often by the presence of repetitive, stereotyped behaviors.

au′tist n.
au·tis′tic (-tĭk) adj. & n.
au·tis′ti·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.autistic - characteristic of or affected with autism; "autistic behavior"; "autistic children"
ill, sick - affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"
Translations

autistic

[ɔːˈtɪstɪk] ADJautista

autistic

[ɔːˈtɪstɪk] adjautiste
autistic children → les enfants autistes

autistic

adjautistisch

autistic

[ɔːˈtɪstɪk] adjautistico/a

au·tis·tic

a. autístico-a, rel. al autismo o que padece de éste.

autistic

adj autista; — person autista mf
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