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dyslexic

[dis-lek-sik] /dɪsˈlɛk sɪk/
noun
1.
a person subject to or having dyslexia.
adjective
2.
of or relating to dyslexia.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; dyslex(ia) + -ic
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Examples from the web for dyslexic
  • The student who had a difficult time sounding out the word may have been dyslexic.
  • We know that nearly anyone is or can be dyslexic with enough exhaustion or lack of rest.
  • While dyslexic children may struggle in the early grades, they often grow into gifted story tellers, inventors and entrepreneurs.
  • Simply put: where a dyslexic is raised, and the language that is spoken there, may play a role in the severity of the disability.
  • Audio therapy could help dyslexic children read by rewiring their brains.
  • Over the summer, tests revealed why he had been reading at well below grade level: he is dyslexic.
  • He was dyslexic and thought he had given me the best marks.
  • Some of the rest were belatedly diagnosed as learning disabled or dyslexic.
  • The dyslexic gazetteer here has many bewildering quirks.
  • While normal readers typically use specific parts of their brains when they read, dyslexic individuals do not.
dyslexic in Medicine

dyslexic dys·lex·ic (dĭs-lěk'sĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to dyslexia. n.
A person affected by dyslexia.

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