noun. inability to recognize objects by use of the senses.
- auditory agnosia
- tactile agnosia
- visual agnosia
- brain disorder
- ἀγνωσία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Example sentences of the word agnosia
1. Noun, plural
A person with tactile agnosia cannot recognize objects by touch.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Whereas an agnosia can result in someone being unable to recognize someone's face, or can lead to them misinterpreting what a given object is.