dysphoric


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dys·pho·ri·a

 (dĭs-fôr′ē-ə)
n.
An emotional state characterized by anxiety, depression, or unease.

[New Latin, from Greek dusphoriā, distress, from dusphoros, hard to bear : dus-, dys- + -phoros, -phorous.]

dys·phor′ic (-fôr′ĭk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dysphoric - generalized feeling of distressdysphoric - generalized feeling of distress  
dejected - affected or marked by low spirits; "is dejected but trying to look cheerful"
unhappy - experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent; "unhappy over her departure"; "unhappy with her raise"; "after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence"; "had an unhappy time at school"; "the unhappy (or sad) news"; "he looks so sad"
euphoric - exaggerated feeling of well-being or elation

dysphoric

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prevent pregnancy; treat symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) in women choosing to use an oral contraceptive for contraception; treat moderate acne for women at least 14 years old if the patient desires an oral contraceptive for birth control; and raise folate levels in women who choose to use an oral contraceptive for contraception.
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