schizothymia

noun
schiz·​o·​thy·​mia
plural -s

Definition of schizothymia

: an introvert tendency or temperament that while remaining within the bounds of normality somewhat resembles schizophrenia (as in a tendency to autistic thinking) opposed to cyclothymia

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Other Words from schizothymia

schizothymic \ ¦⸗⸗¦thīmik \ or less commonly schizothymous \ -​məs \ adjective

History and Etymology for schizothymia

New Latin, from schiz- + -thymia

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“Schizothymia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schizothymia. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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