anoia


anoia
\\əˈnȯi(y)ə\ noun (-s)
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek anoia lack of understanding, from a- a- (II) + noos, nous sense, mind, understanding + -ia

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/euh noy"euh/, n.
extreme mental deficiency. Also called anoesia /an'oh ee"sheuh, -shee euh, -zee euh/.
[ < Gk, equiv. to áno(os) not understanding (a- A-6 + (os) mind + -os adj. suffix) + -ia -IA]

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