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seasonal affective disorder

noun

Simple Definition of seasonal affective disorder

  • medical : an illness that makes people feel sad and tired during the winter because there is less light during the day

Full Definition of seasonal affective disorder

  1. :  depression that tends to recur as the days grow shorter during the fall and winter —abbreviation SAD

1983

First Known Use of seasonal affective disorder

1983


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seasonal affective disorder

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noun sea·son·al affective disorder \ˌsēz-ən-əl-\

Medical Definition of seasonal affective disorder

  1. :  depression that tends to recur as the days grow shorter during the fall and winter—abbreviation SAD




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