manic-depressive

adjective man·ic-de·pres·sive \ ˌma-nik-di-ˈpre-siv \

Definition of manic-depressive

: characterized by or affected with either mania or depression or alternating mania and depression (as in bipolar disorder)

manic-depressive

noun

First Known Use of manic-depressive

1902

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manic-depressive

adjective man·ic-de·pres·sive \ ˌman-ik-di-ˈpres-iv \

medical Definition of manic-depressive

: characterized by or affected with either mania or depression or alternating mania and depression (as in bipolar disorder)

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manic-depressive

noun

medical Definition of manic-depressive

: a manic-depressive individual

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