Definition of autistic in English:

autistic

Line breaks: aut|is¦tic
Pronunciation: /ɔːˈtɪstɪk
 
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adjective

  • Relating to or affected by autism.
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    • 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

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  • An autistic person.
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    • 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.

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