aboulia


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a·bou·li·a

 (ə-bo͞o′lē-ə, -byo͞o′-)
n.
Variant of abulia.

aboulia

(əˈbuːlɪə; -ˈbjuː-)
n
(Psychiatry) a variant spelling of abulia
abulia, aboulia - Inability to make decisions is abulia or aboulia.
See also related terms for inability.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aboulia - a loss of will poweraboulia - a loss of will power      
mental condition, mental state, psychological condition, psychological state - (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic; "a manic state"
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These times are coupled with a physiological sense of helplessness or decadence: an aboulia of will or societal apathy.
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Documenting words from ABOULIA (loss of will or volition) to ZYRIAN (a former term for Komi, a language spoken by a people living in an area of Russia) this book will fascinate you and help bring your vocabulary to life.