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alexithymia

[ ey-lek-suh-thahy-mee-uh ]
/ ˌeɪ lɛk səˈθaɪ mi ə /
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noun Psychiatry.

difficulty in experiencing, expressing, and describing emotional responses.

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Origin of alexithymia

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

alexithymia
[ ə-lĕk′sə-thīmē-ə ]

n.

Inability to describe emotions in a verbal manner.
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