dysphoria

[ dis-fawr-ee-uh, -fohr- ]
/ dɪsˈfɔr i ə, -ˈfoʊr- /

noun Pathology.

a state of dissatisfaction, anxiety, restlessness, or fidgeting.

Nearby words

  1. dysphasic,
  2. dysphemia,
  3. dysphemism,
  4. dysphonia,
  5. dysphonic,
  6. dysphoric,
  7. dysphoric hypomania,
  8. dysphrasia,
  9. dyspigmentation,
  10. dysplasia

Origin of dysphoria

1835–45; < New Latin < Greek dysphoría malaise, discomfort, equivalent to dys- dys- + phor(ós) bearing + -ia -ia

Related formsdys·phor·ic [dis-fawr-ik, -for-] /dɪsˈfɔr ɪk, -ˈfɒr-/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for dysphoric

dysphoria

/ (dɪsˈfɔːrɪə) /

noun

a feeling of being ill at ease
Derived Formsdysphoric (dɪsˈfɒrɪk), adjective

Word Origin for dysphoria

C20: New Latin, from Greek dys- + -phoria, from pherein to bear

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Medicine definitions for dysphoric

dysphoria

[ dĭs-fôrē-ə ]

n.

An emotional state marked by anxiety, depression, and restlessness.

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