- lack of pleasure or of the capacity to experience it.
Origin of anhedonia
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Related Words for anhedoniagrief, woe, sadness, sorrow, misery, heartache, melancholy, distress, misfortune, dysphoria, dolor, wretchedness, worry, infelicity, anhedonia
Word Origin and History for anhedonia
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- Absence of pleasure from the performance of acts that would normally be pleasurable.
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