An inability to concentrate on any one thing for very long. A person with a short attention span could be said to be suffering from aprosexia. This word is the same in Spanish as it is in English.

Coined in 1889 as "an impairment of the attention due to nasal obstruction" it has come to mean general inability to concentrate for whatever reason.

It is also a rock band from central New Jersey made up of four siblings from a family of nine.

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