Definition of incoordination in English:


Pronunciation /ˌinkōˌôrdəˈnāSH(ə)n/ /ˌɪnkoʊˌɔrdəˈneɪʃ(ə)n/


  • Lack of coordination, especially the inability to use different parts of the body together smoothly and efficiently.

    • ‘Although thought to be particularly associated with Asperger's syndrome, clumsiness or incoordination (developmental coordination disorder) can occur in any of the autistic spectrum disorders’
    • ‘These include euphoria, fixed and complacent ideas, uncontrollable laughter, and neuromuscular incoordination.’
    • ‘Some children taking Neurontin may experience fatigue, sleep problems, dizziness, incoordination, behavioral problems, weight gain, movement problems or nystagmus (a rhythmical jerking of the colored part of the eye).’
    • ‘Weakness, incoordination, cramps and spasm develop with difficulty in using the hands for skilled movements, also with walking, speaking and swallowing.’
    • ‘Nerve damage can cause motor or sensory weakness with numbness, tingling and incoordination.’



/ˌinkōˌôrdəˈnāSH(ə)n/ /ˌɪnkoʊˌɔrdəˈneɪʃ(ə)n/