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aphasic

  1. adj. related to or affected by aphasia; "aphasic speech"

  2. unable to speak because of a brain lesion

  3. n. someone affected by aphasia or inability to use or understand language

Wiktionary

aphasic

a. Affected by, or pertaining to, aphasia. n. One who is afflicted by symptoms of aphasia.

The Collaborative International Dictionary

Aphasic

Aphasic \A*pha"sic\, a. Pertaining to, or affected by, aphasia; speechless.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

aphasic

1868 (n.); 1892 (adj.), from aphasia + -ic.

Usage examples of "aphasic".

Japanese woman on a bare stage, gesturing in the stylized manner of Noh drama, and it ends seventy-five minutes later with a naked man, emaciated and aphasic, trying desperately to tell us something.

Brain damage had left him aphasic, without the power to speak or read.

And the Hibakusha fled and took to bed Law, and so were born the Aphasics, the Friends of God, the Astriers, Autists, Maggids and Arhats of Newvania.

Japanese woman on a bare stage, gesturing in the stylized manner of Noh drama, and it ends seventy-five minutes later with a naked man, emaciated and aphasic, trying desperately to tell us something.

Brain damage had left him aphasic, without the power to speak or read.

It coaxed him to use a language of gestures that must have been developed for disabled aphasics on Earth, a handy mix of hand motions, eye flicks, and plain old pointing that usually conveyed what he wanted.