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State or condition of mind: schizothymia.
[New Latin -thȳmia, from Greek -thūmiā, from thūmos, mind, soul.]
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n combining form
(Psychiatry) indicating a certain emotional condition, mood, or state of mind: cyclothymia.
[New Latin, from Greek thumos temper]
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a combining form used in the names of mental disorders, as specified by the initial element: cyclothymia.
[< Greek, =thȳm(ós) soul, spirit, mind + -ia -ia]
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