paracusia

noun
par·acu·sia | \ˌparəˈk(y)üzh(ē)ə\
variants: or paracusis \-üsə̇s \
plural paracusias\-üzh(ē)əz \ or paracuses\-üˌsēz \

Definition of paracusia 

: a disorder in the sense of hearing

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Other Words from paracusia

paracusic \¦⸗⸗¦k(y)üzik, -üsik \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for paracusia

New Latin from para- entry 1 + -acusia or Greek akousis hearing

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