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au·tism

 (ô′tĭz′əm)
n.
Autism spectrum disorder, especially a more severe form of the disorder characterized by significant impairments in social interaction and communication, highly repetitive behavior, and strong resistance to change.

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
autistaautisztikus

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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