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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: dys- 'bad' (from Greek) + Greek lexis 'word, speech'

dyslexia

noun
     
dys‧lex‧i‧a [uncountable]
SESL a condition that makes it difficult for someone to read and spell
dyslexic adjective:
Two of the children in the class are dyslexic.

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