alexithymia

[ey-lek-suh-thahy-mee-uh]

noun Psychiatry.

difficulty in experiencing, expressing, and describing emotional responses.

Origin of alexithymia

a-6 + Greek léxi(s) speech (see alexia) + -thymia
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Medicine definitions for alexithymia

alexithymia

[ə-lĕk′sə-thīmē-ə]

n.

Inability to describe emotions in a verbal manner.
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