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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌan.hɪˈdəʊ.nɪə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌæn.hiˈdoʊ.ni.ə/
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NounEdit

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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FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑnhedoniɑ/, [ˈɑnhe̞ˌdo̞niɑ]
  • Rhymes: -oniɑ
  • Hyphenation: an‧he‧do‧ni‧a

NounEdit

anhedonia

  1. (medicine, psychiatry) anhedonia

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of anhedonia (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative anhedonia anhedoniat
genitive anhedonian anhedonioiden
anhedonioitten
partitive anhedoniaa anhedonioita
illative anhedoniaan anhedonioihin
singular plural
nominative anhedonia anhedoniat
accusative nom. anhedonia anhedoniat
gen. anhedonian
genitive anhedonian anhedonioiden
anhedonioitten
anhedoniainrare
partitive anhedoniaa anhedonioita
inessive anhedoniassa anhedonioissa
elative anhedoniasta anhedonioista
illative anhedoniaan anhedonioihin
adessive anhedonialla anhedonioilla
ablative anhedonialta anhedonioilta
allative anhedonialle anhedonioille
essive anhedoniana anhedonioina
translative anhedoniaksi anhedonioiksi
instructive anhedonioin
abessive anhedoniatta anhedonioitta
comitative anhedonioineen

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anhedonia f

  1. (medicine, psychiatry) anhedonia

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French anhédonie.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aneˈdonja/, [ãneˈðonja]

NounEdit

anhedonia f (plural anhedonias)

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

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