ASONIA

n. refers to a form of sensory amusia characterized by inability to distinguish differences in pitch. Also known as tone deafness.

ASONIA: "A person who has asonia may be referred to as tone deaf, because of a lack of ability to recognize pitch changes."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ASONIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/asonia/ (accessed October 19, 2019).
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