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1. dysfunction

noun. ['dɪsˈfʌŋkʃən'] (medicine) any disturbance in the functioning of an organ or body part or a disturbance in the functioning of a social group.

Synonyms

  • palsy
  • male erecticle dysfunction
  • paralysis
  • disfunction
  • ED
  • pathology

Antonyms

  • potence
  • good health

Etymology

  • dys- (English)
  • function (English)
  • function (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Dysfunction

  • malfunction
  • conjunction
  • compunction
  • injunction
  • junction

How do you pronounce dysfunction?

Pronounce dysfunction as dɪsˈfəŋkʃən.

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Sentences with dysfunction


1. Noun, singular or mass
Erectile dysfunction is simply the inability to maintain an erection long enough to have sex.

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