dysphoria

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noun dys·pho·ria \dis-ˈfȯr-ē-ə\

Definition of dysphoria

  1. :  a state of feeling unwell or unhappy

dysphoric

play \-ˈfȯr-ik, -ˈfär-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of dysphoria

New Latin, from Greek, from dysphoros hard to bear, from dys- + pherein to bear — more at bear


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dysphoria

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noun dys·pho·ria \dis-ˈfōr-ē-ə, -ˈfȯr-\

Medical Definition of dysphoria

  1. :  a state of feeling unwell or unhappy—compare euphoria

dysphoric

\-ˈfȯr-ik, -ˈfȧr-\play adjective

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