SEMANTIC APHASIA By N., Sam M.S. - 2 a form of aphasia where a person cannot understand a word but is able to say it. Also see logic grammatical disorder. SEMANTIC APHASIA: "Joe had semantic aphasia and was unable to comprehend words." Related Psychology Terms LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) Dissociative Identity Disorder Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams READABILITY RESEARCH READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) CREATIVITY TESTS ANTISOCIAL REACTION READINESS TESTS EARLY INFANTILE AUTISM Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SEMANTIC APHASIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/semantic-aphasia/ (accessed August 9, 2022).