no longer able to maintain ones independence...... can not cope: a :- without copia:- copeing
87 year old lady found alone unable to care for herself is admitted to hospital with 'acopia'
An inability to cope with a stressful situation. Usually results in tears and a breakdown.
Acopia syndrome occurs when an individual repeatedly cannot cope with problems often trivial in nature.
Janet's jeans don't fit anymore and she has developed a serious case of acopia...