Definition of dyspraxia noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dɪsˈpræksiə//
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈpræksiə//
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a condition of the brain which causes children to have difficulties, for example with physical movement, with writing neatly, and with organizing themselves Word Originearly 20th cent.: from Greek dus- ‘bad or difficult’ + praxis ‘action’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dyspraxia