dysfunction

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dys- +‎ function

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  • IPA(key): /dɪsˈfʌŋk.ʃən/

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dysfunction (plural dysfunctions)

  1. A failure to function in an expected or complete manner. Usually refers to a disorder in a bodily organ (e.g. erectile dysfunction), a mental disorder, or the improper behavior of a social group.

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