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dysmorphia

[ dis-mawr-fee-uh ]
/ dɪsˈmɔr fi ə /
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noun

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Origin of dysmorphia

First recorded in 1845–50; from Greek dysmorphía “misshapenness, ugliness,” equivalent to prefix dys- “hard, bad, unlucky” + morphḗ “form, shape” + -ía abstract noun suffix; see origin at dys-, -morph, -ia

OTHER WORDS FROM dysmorphia

dys·mor·phic, adjective
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