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cyclothymic

adjective cy·clo·thy·mic \ˌsī-klə-ˈthī-mik\

Definition of CYCLOTHYMIC

:  relating to or being a mood disorder characterized by alternating episodes of depression and elation in a form less severe than that of bipolar disorder
cy·clo·thy·mia \-ˈthī-mē-ə\ noun

Origin of CYCLOTHYMIC

New Latin cyclothymia (from German Zyklothymie, from zykl- cycl- + -thymie -thymia) + English -ic
First Known Use: 1923

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