psychasthenia

noun psych·as·the·nia \ ˌsī-kəs-ˈthē-nē-ə \

Definition of psychasthenia

: a neurotic state characterized especially by phobias, obsessions, or compulsions that one knows are irrational

psychasthenic

play \ˌsī-kəs-ˈthe-nik\ adjective or noun

Origin and Etymology of psychasthenia

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

psychasthenia

noun psych·as·the·nia \ ˌsī-kəs-ˈthē-nē-ə \

medical Definition of psychasthenia

: a neurotic state characterized especially by phobias, obsessions, or compulsions that one knows are irrational

psychasthenic

play \-ˈthen-ik\ adjective

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