dyslexic dyslexic  /dɪs ˈlɛk sɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of or relating to or symptomatic of dyslexia
  2. (adj) having impaired ability to comprehend written words usually associated with a neurologic disorder

Usage(s):

  1. More severely dyslexic Chinese do encounter trouble comprehending and writing characters.
  2. But bright dyslexic kids suddenly fall behind, and wonder what's wrong with them.
  3. Most of them are probably dyslexic.

News

  • Tales of triumph over terror win top children's UK book awards

    LONDON (Reuters) - The stories of a dyslexic hero and a little girl who overcomes her family's fear of a stray dog won two of Britain's most coveted children's literature prizes on Wednesday. "Maggot Moon" by Sally Gardner outshone Booker prize-winner Roddy Doyle to win the Carnegie medal for a book starring dyslexic hero Standish, who takes on a sinister dictatorship while friends and family ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. Mrs Hodgson, Labour member for Gateshead East and Washington West, said: "As a parent with a severely dyslexic son I know only too well the pressure and frustration many other parents face. Sometimes it can feel like the hoops you have to jump...
    on Aug 15, 2006 By: Sharon Hodgson Source: This is London

  2. "There is no similarity between Shahid's role in the film and Aamir's character in 'Taare Zameen Par'. In his film, Aamir was dealing with one child who was dyslexic, but Shahid deals with many kids and basically with the whole education system in...
    on Nov 16, 2008 By: Aamir Khan Source: Hindu

  3. "I'm a little dyslexic. I'm a terrible speller. I was a terrible student," says Leno, talking by phone earlier this week. "I always thought if I was ever going to try to accomplish anything, I would just have to work a little bit harder than...
    on Apr 5, 2009 By: Jay Leno Source: Detroit Free Press

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