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)

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First Known Use of manic-depressive

1902, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of manic-depressive was in 1902

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manic-depressive

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

Medical Definition of manic-depressive 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

manic-depressive

noun

Medical Definition of manic-depressive (Entry 2 of 2)

: a manic-depressive individual

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