Definition of aphasic in English:


adjective & noun

  • See aphasia

    • ‘Although awake at times, she was aphasic and incommunicative, at least to the physicians.’
    • ‘The receptive aphasics among the participants detected that the woman was lying 73 percent of the time.’
    • ‘Do we really understand what aphasic patients are trying to tell us when we get informed consent for invasive procedures?’
    • ‘Mildly aphasic and often confused, he could no longer defend himself.’
    • ‘In April 1860, he had suddenly become unconscious, and although he partly recovered, he remained aphasic.’