psychophonasthenia

noun
psy·​cho·​phon·​asthenia | \ ˌsī(ˌ)kōˌfōn+ \

Definition of psychophonasthenia

: a hysterical symptom in which the voice becomes tremulous, choked, and irregular in pitch with overall difficulty in vocalization

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History and Etymology for psychophonasthenia

psych- + phon- + asthenia

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“Psychophonasthenia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/psychophonasthenia. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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