Definición de abulia en inglés:

abulia

Saltos de línea: abu¦lia
Pronunciación: /əˈbuːlɪə
 
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(also aboulia)

sustantivo

[mass noun] Psychiatry
  • An absence of willpower or an inability to act decisively, a symptom of schizophrenia or other mental illness.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • We report 2 previously non-demented patients who developed acute confusional state, abulia, and moderate cognitive decline after the occurrence of an infarct in the capsular genu.
    • This abulia is really getting to me, I can't figure it out.
    • This self should be free from mental and physical stigmata (suggestibility, amnesia, aboulia, anesthesia, etc.), which commonly characterize the disintegrated states making up multiple personality.

Derivativos

abulic

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This produces Para paresis; with weakness more marked peripherally, urinary incontinence and aboulic and aphasic symptoms.
  • There are the unstable whose existence is passed in starting enterprises and never finishing them; there are the dreamers, the erratic and the aboulic with their plans that never materialize; there are those whose judgment is chronically false and who are invariably wrong in their estimates of men and events.
  • Zeno's and Emilio's aboulic personalities, their incapability of pursuing and sustaining an active participation in life, reflect Svevo's tragic sensibility of life as a disaster and his meditation on vulnerability and death, filtered through the looking glass of bitter-sweet irony mixed with ineffective wisdom.

Origen

mid 19th century: coined from a-1 'without' + Greek boulē 'the will'.

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