PRONUNCIATION: (ap-ruh-SEK-see-uh)

MEANING: noun: The inability to concentrate.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin aprosexia, from Dutch aprosexia, from Greek prosekhein (to turn one’s attention). Earliest documented use: 1889.

APROLEXIA - being against the use of fancy words (cf. APROLIXIA - terseness)

APROSOXIA - a fan of neither the Boston nor Chicago American League baseball teams

APYROSEXIA - not your most provocative courtesan