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anomicAmnestic aphasia Neurology Loss of the ability to name objects
anomie, anomy (an′ŏ-mē) [Fr. from Gr. anomia, lawlessness]
A term coined by the French sociologist Emile Durkheim (1858–1917) to indicate a condition similar to alienation. The individual feels there has been a disintegration of his or her norms and values. Durkheim felt such individuals were prone to take their lives because of the anxiety, isolation, and alienation that they experience.anomic (ă-nom′ik, ă-nō′mik), adjective