One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Designating a hypothetical first stage of experiencing or receiving impressions; specifically designating the most basic or primal mode of experience (normally in the first year of life) in which awareness of self, time, and space is lacking.
1940s. From proto- + -taxis + -ic. Compare earlier parataxic and also syntaxic.
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