[ dis-fawr-ik, -for- ]
/ dɪsˈfɔr ɪk, -ˈfɒr- /
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relating to, experiencing, generating, or expressing a state or feeling of dissatisfaction, anxiety, or restlessness: The study addresses questions around the pathophysiology of depression, substance abuse, and other dysphoric clinical states.Sometimes I actually relish a film that's creepy, dysphoric, or even violent.
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Between twenty and thirty minutes, if you are dysphoric, that feeling may peak; some people even begin to cry.When You Don't Know Where to Turn|Steven J. Bartlett