Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In pathology, impaired, diminished, or difficult sensation; dullness of feeling; numbness; insensibility in some degree. Also spelled dysesthesia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) Impairment of any of the senses, esp. of touch.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of dysesthesia.

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Examples

  • (dysaesthesia) may also be pain but are not necessarily so because, subjectively, they may not have the usual sensory qualities of pain.

    Pain

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  • Loss of sensation. (from Phrontistery)

    May 24, 2008

  • JM was quite touched by his brush with dysaesthesia.

    August 18, 2010