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autistic Syllabification: au·tis·tic
Pronunciation: /ôˈtistik/

Definition of autistic in English:


Of, 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.


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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

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