[ahy-dee-uh-moh-ter, id-ee-uh-] /ˌaɪ di əˈmoʊ tər, ˌɪd i ə-/
of or relating to involuntary activity caused by an idea.
Compare (def 1).
(physiol) designating automatic muscular movements stimulated by ideas, as in absent-minded acts
ideomotor i·de·o·mo·tor (ī’dē-ə-mō’tər, ĭd’ē-)
Of or relating to an unconscious or involuntary bodily movement made in response to a thought or an idea rather than to a sensory stimulus.
- Ideomotor apraxia
ideomotor apraxia n. See ideokinetic apraxia.
noun a fear of new ideas
noun a sound or sounds symbolizing a complete idea or spoken word, esp. sound-symbolic words found in African languages, a single phone or phoneme that represents a concept Word Origin coined by A.J. Ellis
/ˈaɪdɪˌɒpəlɪs/ noun 1. a city that is sustained primarily by intellectual enterprises such as education, the media, advertising, and design, with a highly educated workforce
[ahydz] /aɪdz/ noun, (used with a singular or plural verb) 1. (in the ancient Roman calendar) the fifteenth day of March, May, July, or October, and the thirteenth day of the other months. 1. a Greek plural suffix appearing in scientific names: cantharides. /aɪdz/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) (in the Roman calendar) the 15th […]