from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. attention deficit disorder
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- Attention deficit disorder.
- Accidental death and dismemberment.
- A designation on prerecorded compact discs indicating that the contents were recorded in analog but mixed and mastered in digital; compare AAD, DAD, DDD.
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Add that to my ADD and the booze I have been drinking and I am on a Blinverted bender.
(The deficit in ADD is not in the ability to focus per se.
My friend also says that my wanting to have incessant unprotected sex with all the closest cronies of the man who got me into this mess -- all of whom think and behave exactly the same way as he did -- only shows that I'm a twit of the highest order and that my ADD is even worse than my clap.
In my practice I have come to recognize that ADD is probably one of the most common and frustrating barriers to obesity management.
It does not surprise me that someone with ADD is probably more prone to “mindless eating” and thus more likely to gain weight than someone with proper impulse control.
Evidently, one of the symptoms of ADD is a lack of appreciation for irony.
DG: Evidently, one of the symptoms of ADD is a lack of appreciation for irony.
But he calls the ADD drug spike "troubling," since it inevitably raises suspicion that players have simply found a way to evade the amphetamine ban.
Instead, ADD is being used as a blanket diagnosis for children who are not behaviorally manageable.
Pointing to Patten, Rashid added: "He's the definition of ADD."