schizothymia

/ (ˌskɪtsəʊˈθaɪmɪə) /

noun

psychiatry the condition of being schizoid or introverted. It encompasses elements of schizophrenia but does not involve the same depth of psychological disturbance

Nearby words

  1. schizophrenic,
  2. schizophrenogenic,
  3. schizophyceous,
  4. schizophyte,
  5. schizopod,
  6. schizotrichia,
  7. schizotypal personality,
  8. schizotypical personality,
  9. schizy,
  10. schiötz tonometer

Derived Formsschizothymic, adjective

Word Origin for schizothymia

C20: New Latin, from schizo- + -thymia, from Greek thumos spirit

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