Definitions

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

  • adjective impaired in function; especially of a bodily system or organ.
  • adjective (Psychol.) failing to serve an adjustive purpose; -- of a trait or condition.

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  • adjective Functioning incorrectly or abnormally.

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  • adjective (of a trait or condition) failing to serve an adjustive purpose
  • adjective impaired in function; especially of a bodily system or organ

Etymologies

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From dys- +‎ functional.

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