amusia

amusia

[ey-myoo-zee-uh]
noun Medicine/Medical.
the inability to produce or comprehend music or musical sounds.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin < Greek amousía state of being without the Muses, especially song. See a-6, Muse, -ia

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amusia (eɪˈmjuːzɪə)
 
n
the inability to distinguish differences in musical pitch; tone deafness
 
[C21: from a-1 + music]
 
amusic
 
adj

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amusia a·mu·si·a (ə-myōō'zē-ə, -zhə)
n.
Loss or impairment of the ability to produce or comprehend music or musical tones.

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