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a·bu·li·a also a·bou·li·a  audio  (-bl-, -by-) KEY 

NOUN:
Loss or impairment of the ability to make decisions or act independently.

ETYMOLOGY:
New Latin, from Greek abouli, indecision : a-, without ; see a-1 + boul, will; see gwel- in Indo-European roots

OTHER FORMS:
a·bulic  (-lk) KEY (Adjective)


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