a symptom of mental disorder involving impairment or loss of volition.
(psychiatry) a pathological inability to take decisions
abulia a·bu·li·a or a·bou·li·a (ə-bōō’lē-ə, ə-byōō’-)
Loss or impairment of the ability to make decisions or act independently.
a·bu’lic (-lĭk) adj.
the title of the chief bishop of the Ethiopian Church. Historical Examples The Abuna quitted the court, plunged in the deepest distress, and a bloody war ensued, which shook the empire to its foundation. The Highlands of Ethiopia William Cornwallis Harris The head of the church is called the Abuna (‘our father’), and is consecrated […]
an extremely plentiful or oversufficient quantity or supply: an abundance of grain. overflowing fullness: abundance of the heart. affluence; wealth: the enjoyment of abundance. Physics, Chemistry. the number of atoms of one isotope of an element divided by the total number of atoms in a mixture of the isotopes. Contemporary Examples That’s difficult when you’re […]
present in great quantity; more than adequate; oversufficient: an abundant supply of water. well supplied with something; : a river abundant in salmon. richly supplied, as with resources: an abundant land. Contemporary Examples There are the enthusiastic fans, as well as girls in mini skirts with abundant cleavage promoting the latest TV series. Too Many […]
- Abundant number
a positive number that is less than the sum of all positive integers that are submultiples of it, as 12, which is less than the sum of 1, 2, 3, 4, and 6.