dysphoria


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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.

dysphoria

(dɪsˈfɔːrɪə)
n
(Psychiatry) a feeling of being ill at ease
[C20: New Latin, from Greek dys- + -phoria, from pherein to bear]
dysphoric adj

dys•pho•ri•a

(dɪsˈfɔr i ə, -ˈfoʊr-)

n.
a state of anxiety or restlessness.
[1835–45; < Greek dysphoría malaise, discomfort =dys- dys- + phor(ós) bearing + -ia -ia]
dys•phor′ic (-ˈfɔr ɪk, -ˈfɒr-) adj.

dysphoria

a state or mood of dissatisfaction, restlessness, or anxiety. — dysphoric, adj.
See also: Moods
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dysphoria - abnormal depression and discontent
depression - sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
discontent, discontentedness, discontentment - a longing for something better than the present situation
euphoria, euphory - a feeling of great (usually exaggerated) elation

dysphoria

noun
Translations

dys·pho·ri·a

n. disforia, excesiva depresión o angustia.
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