Asked by Brandon LaMacchio on Feb 18, 2024



A person who finds it difficult to unravel the underlying meaning of a proverb and is able to interpret it only in its literal sense is most likely to be experiencing:

A) an onset of aphasia.
B) a neurocognitive disorder.
C) a severe intellectual disability.
D) Tourette's disorder.


Impaired ability to produce and comprehend language.

  • Limited ability to comprehend abstract concepts.
  • Challenges in interpreting metaphors or symbolic expressions.
  • Difficulty in understanding figurative language.

Verified Answer

Jacob Taylor

Feb 18, 2024

Final Answer :
Explanation :
Difficulty in understanding figurative language, such as proverbs, is often a symptom of a neurocognitive disorder, such as Alzheimer's disease or frontotemporal dementia. It is not typical of an onset of aphasia, severe intellectual disability, or Tourette's disorder.