Dysphoria meaning

dĭs-fôrē-ə
A state of feeling unwell or unhappy; a feeling of emotional and mental discomfort and suffering from restlessness, malaise, depression or anxiety.
noun
3
0
An emotional state characterized by anxiety, depression, or unease.
noun
1
1
(psychol.) A generalized feeling of ill-being; esp., an abnormal feeling of anxiety, discontent, physical discomfort, etc.
noun
1
1
An emotional state characterized by anxiety, depression, or unease.
noun
1
1
Advertisement

Origin of dysphoria

  • New Latin from Greek dusphoriā distress from dusphoros hard to bear dus- dys- -phoros -phorous

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek δυσφορία (dusphoria, “excessive pain”), from δύσφορος (dusphoros, “grievous”), from δυσ- (dus-, “bad”) + φέρω (phero, “I bear, carry”).

    From Wiktionary