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involutional

[ in-vuh-loo-shuh-nl ]
/ ˌɪn vəˈlu ʃə nl /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of involutional melancholia: involutional symptoms.

noun

a person who suffers from involutional melancholia.

Nearby words

involute gear, involute teeth, involuted, involutely, involution, involutional, involutional melancholia, involutional psychosis, involve, involved, involvedly

Origin of involutional

First recorded in 1905–10; involution + -al1
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