dysphoria

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

noun Pathology.

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

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Origin of dysphoria

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

OTHER WORDS FROM dysphoria

dys·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 forms of dysphoria

dysphoric (dɪsˈfɒrɪk), adjective

Word Origin for dysphoria

C20: New Latin, from Greek dys- + -phoria, from pherein to bear
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Medical definitions for dysphoric

dysphoria
[ dĭs-fôrē-ə ]

n.

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