Word of the day

The word for today is…

prosopagnosia (noun) – A disorder characterized by the inability to recognize people by their faces. In some cases it is present at birth, and in others it is the result of a brain injury. Also called face blindness.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : 1950, Medical Latin from German prosopagnosie (1948), from Greek prosopon “face” + agnosia “ignorance”.

 


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