[ an-hee-doh-nee-uh ]
/ ˌæn hiˈdoʊ ni ə /
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lack of pleasure or of the capacity to experience it: Severely depressed people often exhibit decreased interest in social interaction, disturbed concentration, and anhedonia.
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Origin of anhedonia
OTHER WORDS FROM anhedoniaan·he·don·ic [an-hee-don-ik], /ˌæn hiˈdɒn ɪk/, adjective
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Medical definitions for anhedonia
[ ăn′hē-dō′nē-ə ]
Absence of pleasure from the performance of acts that would normally be pleasurable.
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