-thymia


a combining form used in the formation of compound words that denote mental disorders, as specified by the initial element: alexithymia; cyclothymia; dysthymia.

Nearby words

  1. -th,
  2. -there,
  3. -therm,
  4. -thermy,
  5. -thon,
  6. -tic,
  7. -tion,
  8. -tious,
  9. -to-be,
  10. -tome

Origin of -thymia

< Greek, equivalent to thȳm(ós) soul, spirit, mind + -ia -ia

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British Dictionary definitions for -thymia

-thymia

n combining form

indicating a certain emotional condition, mood, or state of mindcyclothymia

Word Origin for -thymia

New Latin, from Greek thumos temper

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Medicine definitions for -thymia

-thymia

suff.

State or condition of mind:dysthymia.

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