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dyslexic

adjective dys·lex·ic \ -ˈlek-sik \

medical Definition of dyslexic

: affected with dyslexia
  • As many as 10 percent of school-age children may be dyslexic—but the condition often goes undiagnosed.
  • Newsweek11 Aug. 1986
  • Up to half the children of dyslexic parents have dyslexia, and half the siblings of dyslexic children are affected.
  • —Eve ThorsenThe Burlington (Vermont) Free Press28 June 2003

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dyslexic

noun

medical Definition of dyslexic

: a person affected with dyslexia : a dyslexic person
  • A few dyslexics may see letters reversed, but more often the problem can't be so easily described.
  • —Eric HaseltineDiscoverApril 2000

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