[ dis-fawr-ee-uh, -fohr- ]
/ dɪsˈfɔr i ə, -ˈfoʊr- /
a state of dissatisfaction, anxiety, restlessness, or fidgeting.
CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!
How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
Origin of dysphoria
OTHER WORDS FROM dysphoriadys·phor·ic [dis-fawr-ik, -for-] /dɪsˈfɔr ɪk, -ˈfɒr-/, adjective
Words nearby dysphoria
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Example sentences from the Web for 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
British Dictionary definitions for dysphoric
/ (dɪsˈfɔːrɪə) /
a feeling of being ill at ease
Derived forms of dysphoriadysphoric (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
[ dĭs-fôr′ē-ə ]
An emotional state marked by anxiety, depression, and restlessness.
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