dyslexia


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dys·lex·i·a

 (dĭs-lĕk′sē-ə)
n.
A learning disability marked by impairment of the ability to recognize and comprehend written words.

[New Latin : dys- + Greek lexis, speech (from legein, to speak; see leg- in Indo-European roots).]

dyslexia

(dɪsˈlɛksɪə)
n
(Psychology) a developmental disorder which can cause learning difficulty in one or more of the areas of reading, writing, and numeracy. Nontechnical name: word blindness
[from dys- + -lexia from Greek lexis word]
dyslectic adj, n
dysˈlexic adj
Usage: Rather than talking about a person being dyslexic or about dyslexics, it is better to talk about a person with dyslexia, people with dyslexia

dys•lex•i•a

(dɪsˈlɛk si ə)

n.
any of various learning disorders associated with impairment of the ability to interpret spatial relationships or to integrate auditory and visual information, often resulting in difficulty learning to read.
[1885–90; < Greek dys- dys- + léx(is) word + -ia -ia]
dys•lex′ic, n., adj.

dys·lex·i·a

(dĭs-lĕk′sē-ə)
A learning disorder that interferes with a person's ability to recognize and understand written words.

dyslexic adjective

dyslexia

an impairment of the ability to read because of a brain defect. Also called alexia. — dyslexie, adj.
See also: Reading

dyslexia

A disorder in which the brain has difficulty with reading, writing, and counting. Intelligence is not affected, but letters in words may appear transposed or reversed, for example.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dyslexia - impaired ability to learn to read
learning disability, learning disorder - a disorder found in children of normal intelligence who have difficulties in learning specific skills
Translations
dyslexiedislexie
dysleksiordblindhed
dysleksia
disleksija
diszlexia
lesblinda
失読症
난독증
disleksijaturintis disleksiją
disleksija, vardu aklums
dyslexia
dyslexi
ท่องอ่านเขียนลำบาก
disleksikelime körlüğüokuma yeteneksizliği
bệnh khó đọc

dyslexia

[dɪsˈleksɪə] Ndislexia f

dyslexia

[dɪsˈlɛksiə] ndyslexie f

dyslexia

nLegasthenie f

dyslexia

[dɪsˈlɛksɪə] ndislessia

dyslexia

(disˈleksiə) noun
a difficulty with reading or writing that some people have because they are unable to see words as meaningful shapes or the differences between letters.
dyslexic (disˈleksik) adjective
dyslexic pupils.

dyslexia

عُسْرُ القِرَاءَة dyslexie dysleksi Legasthenie δυσλεξία dislexia dysleksia dyslexie disleksija dislessia 失読症 난독증 dyslexie dysleksi dysleksja dislexia дислексия dyslexi ท่องอ่านเขียนลำบาก disleksi bệnh khó đọc 诵读困难

dys·lex·i·a

n. dislexia, impedimento en la lectura, dificultad que puede ser una condición hereditaria o causada por una lesión cerebral.

dyslexia

n dislexia
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It wasn't until later in life that he was diagnosed with dyslexia and started to turn his life around.
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The newly-formed Hexham Dyslexia North East Support Group is open to anyone affected by the learning difficulty, including parents of a dyslexic child, adults with dyslexia or teachers interested in finding out more.