Definitions

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  • n. Inability to concentrate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Lack of power to keep the attention fixed on any subject; an extreme degree of mind-wandering.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I have seen cases which were regarded as instances of aprosexia, [105] the lack of the power of concentration being attributed to adenoid vegetations, but in which the defect might, with at least as much reason, have been referred to the play of sexual ideas.

    The Sexual Life of the Child

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  • JM is trying to research aprosexia without a great deal of success.

    January 18, 2011

  • An abnormal inability to pay attention, often characterized by a lack of interest in anything.

    July 31, 2008