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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“Paracusia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paracusia. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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