Abulia



a symptom of mental disorder involving impairment or loss of volition.
Historical Examples

abulia is not just a comfortable laziness, but is attended by a sense of humiliation and inferiority.
Psychology Robert S. Woodworth

To shun competition and responsibility is characteristic of abulia.
Psychology Robert S. Woodworth

So they show a condition of perfect ‘abulia,’ or inability to will or act.
Talks To Teachers On Psychology; And To Students On Some Of Life’s Ideals William James

noun
(psychiatry) a pathological inability to take decisions

abulia a·bu·li·a or a·bou·li·a (ə-bōō’lē-ə, ə-byōō’-)
n.
Loss or impairment of the ability to make decisions or act independently.
a·bu’lic (-lĭk) adj.

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