Definition of autistic in English:

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autistic

Pronunciation: /ôˈtistik/

adjective

Relating to or affected by autism.
Example sentences
  • Almost everyone with Asperger's also fits the profile of the more classic autistic disorder.
  • I was seeking a novel therapy for my 42-year-old autistic younger brother Noah.
  • The aim of the study was simply to understand the basic mechanisms causing individual differences in autistic traits in an otherwise typical sample.

noun

An autistic person.
Example sentences
  • Despite the Disability Discrimination Act, little has been done to help make society more accessible for autistics.
  • The patients were four severe to profoundly mentally retarded adult male autistics.
  • The government has done little to improve access for autistics, or to change negative attitudes towards us.

Words that rhyme with autistic

aoristic, artistic, cystic, deistic, distich, egoistic, fistic, holistic, juristic, logistic, monistic, mystic, puristic, sadistic, Taoistic, theistic, truistic, veristic

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Syllabification: au·tis·tic

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