how to pronounce autism

/ˈɔːˌtɪzəm/

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autism is pronounced in three syllables

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ɔːtɪzəm

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An example use of autism in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of autism

noun:

  1. Abnormal and unhealthy focus or persistence, and unhealthy hatred of opposition or criticism.
  2. A diagnosis involving a pathological tendency to engage in self-centered fantasy thinking, historically considered a symptom of insanity and/or schizophrenia.
  3. A pervasive neurological condition that is observable in early childhood and persists throughout the lifespan, characterised by atypical communication, language development, eye contact, and sensory experiences.
  4. Synonym of autism spectrum (disorder); generalization of the specific to a range.

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