from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Abnormal or impaired functioning, especially of a bodily system or social group.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A failure to function in an expected or complete manner. Usually refers to a disorder in a bodily organ (e.g. erectile dysfunction), a mental disorder, or the improper behavior of a social group.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (medicine) any disturbance in the functioning of an organ or body part or a disturbance in the functioning of a social group
I used the word dysfunction earlier for a reason when referencing your family, because it is clear to me that your family has been defective for years.
The cause of our dysfunction is our ignorant and selfish citizenry.
December 21st, 2009 1: 20 pm ET count on the GOP to do everything they can to prove how dysfunctional the Fed Gov is, even though the dysfunction is a product of their own making.
Perhaps a good deal of what we call dysfunction in health care is due to America's (and other countries ') demands for cradle to grave government everything at the same time that we view irresponsibility as freedom and demand lower taxes?
On the other hand, since so much sexual dysfunction is psychological, perhaps ginger did indeed get results.
Sexual dysfunction is a very serious issue for those who are suffering as well as for their partners.
Anyone hinting at any form of male sexual dysfunction is immediately shouted down from the twin towers of the Left and the Right: from the Left because it suggests that all males 'lives aren't perfect or that current society confers any advantages to females; from the Right because it suggests that you might actually have to do something to encourage the SATANIC EVIL of sex.
One leading view, due by Dr. Warren as good as colleagues, suggests that over kick of neurons by a neurotransmitter glutamate is partly obliged for a brain dysfunction ensuing from a detriment of FMRP.
Nation state dysfunction is a function of the growing power of corporations.
This politically-driven management dysfunction is so entrenched in NASA Headquarters that its hopeless to care about this agency anymore.
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