anhedonia

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an·he·do·ni·a

 (ăn′hē-dō′nē-ə)
n.
The inability to experience pleasure, as seen in certain mood disorders.

[New Latin anhēdonia : Greek an-, without; see a-1 + Greek hēdonē, pleasure; see swād- in Indo-European roots.]

an′he·don′ic (-dŏn′ĭk) adj.

anhedonia

(ˌænhɪˈdəʊnɪə)
n
the inability to feel or experience pleasure

an•he•do•ni•a

(ˌæn hiˈdoʊ ni ə)

n. Psychol.
lack of pleasure or of the capacity to experience it.
[1895–1900; < Greek an- an-1 + hēdon() pleasure + -ia -ia]
an`he•don′ic (-ˈdɒn ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anhedonia - an inability to experience pleasure
mental condition, mental state, psychological condition, psychological state - (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic; "a manic state"
Translations
anhédonie

anhedonia

n (psych) anhedonia
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SSRIs can also produce sexual anhedonia, an absence of any feeling of pleasure from sex, or even from orgasm.
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