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Meaning of AMENTIA

Pronunciation:  ey'menshu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  extreme mental retardation
 

AMENTIA is a 7 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: idiocy
 
 See Also: backwardness, mental retardation, retardation, slowness, subnormality

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*men"ti*a\, n. [L.] (Med.)
Imbecility; total want of understanding.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: arrested development, backwardness, blithering idiocy, cretinism, half-wittedness, idiocy, idiotism, imbecility, infantilism, insanity, mental defectiveness, mental deficiency, mental handicap, mental retardation, mongolianism, mongolism, mongoloid idiocy, moronism, moronity, profound idiocy, retardation, retardment, simplemindedness, simpleness, simple-wittedness, simplicity, subnormality
 

 

 

 

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