Aboulia



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Contemporary Examples

Then coffee, shower, indecision, efforts at writing and reading followed by aboulia.
Charles Baxter: How I Write Noah Charney August 6, 2013

Historical Examples

If a degenerate may suffer from one or other variety of aboulia, or phobia, or obsession, the man with tic is a degenerate too.
Tics and Their Treatment Henry Meigne

Except in extreme pathological cases (and in epistemology), complete skepticism and aboulia do not occur.
Creative Intelligence John Dewey, Addison W. Moore, Harold Chapman Brown, George H. Mead, Boyd H. Bode, Henry Waldgrave, Stuart James, Hayden Tufts, Horace M. Kallen

Hence her “aboulia,” hence the “somebody else acting in me,” hence the refusal to take food.
Adventurings in the Psychical H. Addington Bruce

But, in contrast with this, there is a more grave defect called “general” aboulia.
The Story of the Mind James Mark Baldwin

noun
a variant spelling of abulia

aboulia a·bou·li·a (ə-bōō’lē-ə, ə-byōō’-)
n.
Variant of abulia.

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