the inability to express ideas by means of gestures or signs.
amimia a·mim·i·a (ā-mĭm’ē-ə, ə-mĭm’-)
Loss of the ability to imitate or to communicate by gestures or signs.
Idi [ee-dee] /ˈi di/ (Show IPA), (Idi Amin Dada) 1925?–2003, Ugandan dictator: president 1971–79; in exile from 1979. variant of before a vowel. Contemporary Examples Amin, whom we met in the park, says that his highs tend to extend and intensify whatever he was feeling already. As Iran’s Marijuana Trade Thrives, Is It Becoming a […]
a female given name: from an Arabic word meaning “honest and faithful.”. Contemporary Examples Without it, the case would never have reached the desk of the family judge—another person who failed amina. A Rape Victim’s Suicide Proves Morocco’s Culture of Silence Must Go Laila Lalami March 15, 2012 On Jan. 1, 2008, teenage sisters amina […]
a female given name: from an Arabic word meaning “honest and faithful.”. Contemporary Examples Aminah Sawan, a 20 year old university student from the Damascus suburbs, was a survivor of the Aug. 21 chemical weapons attack. Obama Administration Stiffs Chemical Survivors on New Claim Josh Rogin, Noah Shachtman February 19, 2014 Some of those who […]
any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of amino compounds, releasing the amino group and liberating nitrogen.