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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Loss of power to express, or to understand, symbols or signs of thought.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Pathol., the loss of the power of forming or understanding any sign or symbol of thought, whether spoken, written, or acted. Also called asymbolia.

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  • Some brains are essentially blind

    To statements of figurative kind.

    To say that asemia

    Is mental anemia

    Would baffle the literal mind.

    November 11, 2017