audile
adjective Etymology: auditory + -ile (as in tactile) Date: 1897 auditory

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Audile — Au dile, n. [L. audire to hear.] (Psychol.) One whose thoughts take the form of mental sounds or of internal discourse rather than of visual or motor images. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • audile — [ô′dīl΄, ô′dil΄] adj. [< L audire (see AUDIENCE) + ILE] auditory …   English World dictionary

  • audile — 1. Relating to audition. 2. Denoting the type of mental imagery in which one recalls most readily that which has been heard rather than seen or read ( i.e., having an auditory representational system). Cf.:motile. 3. SYN: auditive. * * * au·dile… …   Medical dictionary

  • audile — /aw dil, duyl/, n. Psychol. a person in whose mind auditory images, rather than visual or motor images, are predominant or unusually distinct. [1885 90; AUD(ITORY) + ILE] * * * …   Universalium

  • audile — adjective /ˈɔːdaɪl/ Pertaining to hearing. See Also: audible, motile, verbile, visile …   Wiktionary

  • audile — n. one for whom hearing is more important than sight (Psychology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • audile — au·dile …   English syllables

  • audile — au•dile [[t]ˈɔ dɪl, daɪl[/t]] adj. 1) phl of, pertaining to, or affecting the auditory nerves or the sense of hearing 2) psl cog oriented to or relying heavily on the faculty of hearing • Etymology: 1885–90; aud (itory) +(tact)ile …   From formal English to slang

  • audile — /ˈɔdaɪl/ (say awduyl) noun 1. Psychology someone in whose mind auditory images are especially distinct. –adjective 2. of or relating to hearing. {aud(itory) + ile} …   Australian English dictionary

  • audile —   n. person whose mental processes are stimulated more strongly by hearing than by other senses; a. pertaining to such persons; auditory …   Dictionary of difficult words

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