spikesgirl58 (spikesgirl58) wrote in 1word1day,
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I'm sorry, what?

Aprosexia - An abnormal inability to pay attention, characterized by near-complete indifference to everything. Usually blamed on ADD these days

Opposite is hyperprosexia, meaning to concentrate on one thing to the exclusion of everything else; and,

paraprosexia, meaning the inability to pay attention to any one thing (a state of constant distraction).

I fear that I suffer from the latter. I blame cats, the internet and Nutrasweet. It isn't MY fault! :P
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