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anoia

[uh-noi-uh] /əˈnɔɪ ə/
noun
1.
extreme mental deficiency.
Also called anoesia
[an-oh-ee-shuh, -shee-uh, -zee-uh] /ˌæn oʊˈi ʃə, -ʃi ə, -zi ə/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
< Greek, equivalent to áno(os) not understanding (a- a-6 + (os) mind + -os adj. suffix) + -ia -ia
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