- a state of dissatisfaction, anxiety, restlessness, or fidgeting.
Origin of dysphoria
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Related Words for dysphoricdistressed, unhappy, blue, dejected, desolate, dispirited, down, downcast, downhearted, dull, gloomy, low, melancholic, melancholy, morose, sad
Examples from the Web for dysphoric
Historical Examples of dysphoric
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
- a feeling of being ill at ease
Word Origin for dysphoria
C20: New Latin, from Greek dys- + -phoria, from pherein to bear
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- An emotional state marked by anxiety, depression, and restlessness.
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