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EtymologyEdit

From New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἀβουλία ‎(aboulía, irresolution), from ἀ- ‎(a-, without) + βουλή ‎(boulḗ, will).[1]

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NounEdit

abulia ‎(plural abulias)

  1. (psychiatry) Absence of willpower or decisiveness, especially as a symptom of mental illness. [First attested in the mid 19th century.][2]
    • 1969, John Fowles, The French Lieutenant's Woman:
      He felt without volition, plunged into a state of aboulia.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Morris, William, editor (1969) The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, New York, NY: American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc., ISBN 0-395-09066-0, published 1971, page 6
  2. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 7

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ancient Greek ἀβουλία ‎(aboulía, irresolution), from ἀ- ‎(a-, without) + βουλή ‎(boulḗ, will)

NounEdit

abulia

  1. (psychiatry) abulia

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of abulia (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative abulia abuliat
genitive abulian abulioiden
abulioitten
partitive abuliaa abulioita
illative abuliaan abulioihin
singular plural
nominative abulia abuliat
accusative nom. abulia abuliat
gen. abulian
genitive abulian abulioiden
abulioitten
abuliainrare
partitive abuliaa abulioita
inessive abuliassa abulioissa
elative abuliasta abulioista
illative abuliaan abulioihin
adessive abulialla abulioilla
ablative abulialta abulioilta
allative abulialle abulioille
essive abuliana abulioina
translative abuliaksi abulioiksi
instructive abulioin
abessive abuliatta abulioitta
comitative abulioineen

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ItalianEdit

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NounEdit

abulia f ‎(plural abulie)

  1. (medicine) aboulia
  2. apathy, idleness

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PortugueseEdit

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NounEdit

abulia f (uncountable)

  1. (psychiatry) abulia (absence of will-power or decisiveness)

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NounEdit

abulia f ‎(plural abulias)

  1. (psychiatry) abulia (absence of will-power or decisiveness)

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