autism-n; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: a psychological disorder exhibiting excessive self absorption and inability to communicate normally with others

Commentary: AUTISM[+condition][+psychological][+disorder][+self_absorption][+excessive][+abnormality][+of_communication][+with_others]

Studies have shown a rise in autism in certain urban communities.
His son has a mild form of autism and is able to function adequately in regular classroom activities.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1