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neurotypical

Line breaks: neuro|typ¦ic¦al
Pronunciation: /ˌnjʊərə(ʊ)ˈtɪpɪk(ə)l
 
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Definition of neurotypical in English:

adjective

Not displaying or characterized by autistic or other neurologically atypical patterns of thought or behaviour: neurotypical individuals often assume that their experience of the world is either the only one or the only correct one
More example sentences
  • They understand that a person might be able to pass for "normal" or "neurotypical" yet still experience episodes of bolting, self-injurious behavior, lost speech, or meltdowns.
  • Kids on the spectrum get bullied or shunned by the ignorant members of neurotypical society.
  • They often don't want to participate in gossip about people, or conversations about popular culture that many neurotypical people follow such as celebrities, television soaps, or sports events.

Origin

1990s: from neuro- + typical.

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