erethism

noun er·e·thism \ ˈer-ə-ˌthi-zəm \

Definition of erethism

: abnormal irritability or responsiveness to stimulation

Origin and Etymology of erethism

French éréthisme, from Greek erethismos irritation, from erethizein to irritate; akin to Greek ornynai to rouse — more at orient


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erethism

noun er·e·thism \ ˈer-ə-ˌthiz-əm \

medical Definition of erethism

: abnormal irritability or responsiveness to stimulation

erethic

play \ə-ˈreth-ik, er-ˈeth-\ adjective

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