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W. A. Hammond's name for: a form of insanity characterized by paralysis of the will or morbid doubts concerning actions (now historical). In later use also: = abulia.
Late 19th century. From ancient Greek ἀβουλία + -o- + -mania.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.