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psychasthenia

noun psych·as·the·nia \ˌsī-kəs-ˈthē-nē-ə\

Definition of PSYCHASTHENIA

:  a neurotic state characterized especially by phobias, obsessions, or compulsions that one knows are irrational
psych·as·then·ic \-ˈthe-nik\ adjective or noun
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Origin of PSYCHASTHENIA

New Latin
First Known Use: 1900
Medical Dictionary

psychasthenia

noun psych·as·the·nia \ˌsī-kəs-ˈthē-nē-ə\

Medical Definition of PSYCHASTHENIA

:  a neurotic state characterized especially by phobias, obsessions, or compulsions that one knows are irrational
psych·as·then·ic \-ˈthen-ik\ adjective

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