from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Loss of the ability to interpret sensory stimuli, such as sounds or images.
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- n. The inability to recognize objects by use of the senses.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as agnœea.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. inability to recognize objects by use of the senses
Greek agnōsiā, ignorance : a-, without; see a-1 + gnōsis, knowledge (from gignōskein, to know; see gnō- in Indo-European roots).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek ἀγνωσία (agnōsia, "ignorance"). (Wiktionary)