[ hahy-puh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh ]
/ ˌhaɪ pəˈmeɪ ni ə, -ˈmeɪn yə /
a mania of low intensity.
Related formshy·po·man·ic [hahy-puh-man-ik] /ˌhaɪ pəˈmæn ɪk/, adjective, noun
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But Carey may have been occasionally hampered by an irritability that is also common among those with hypomania.In Months Before Wild Capitol Scene, Miriam Carey Battled Psychosis|Michael Daly|October 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for hypomania
/ (ˌhaɪpəʊˈmeɪnɪə) /
psychiatry an abnormal condition of extreme excitement, milder than mania but characterized by great optimism and overactivity and often by reckless spending of money
Derived Formshypomanic (ˌhaɪpəʊˈmænɪk), adjective
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Medicine definitions for hypomania
[ hī′pə-mā′nē-ə, -mān′yə ]
A mild, nonpsychotic form of mania, characterized by increased levels of energy, physical activity, and talkativeness.
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