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anhedonia

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From French anhédonie (coined by Ribot, 1896), from Ancient Greek ἀν- (an-) + ἡδονή (hēdonḗ, pleasure).

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anhedonia (usually uncountable, plural anhedonias)

  1. (medicine, psychiatry) The inability to feel pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable, such as exercise, hobbies, music, sexual activities or social interactions.
    • 1902, William James, The Varieties of Religious Experience, Folio Society 2008, p. 123:
      Sometimes it is mere passive joylessness and dreariness, discouragement, dejection, lack of taste and zest and spring. Professor Ribot has proposed the name anhedonia to designate this condition.

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anhedonia f

  1. (medicine, psychiatry) anhedonia

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anhedonia f (plural anhedonias)

  1. (medicine, psychiatry) anhedonia (inability to feel pleasure)