hypothymia

/ (haɪpəˈθaɪmɪə) /

noun

a state of depression
a diminished emotional response

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Word Origin for hypothymia

C20: from hypo- + Greek thymos spirit
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Medical definitions for hypothymia

hypothymia
[ hī′pō-thīmē-ə ]

n.

A state of diminished emotional response, as in depression.
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