lack of pleasure or of the capacity to experience it.
“inability to feel pleasure,” 1897, from French anhédonie, coined 1896 by French psychologist Theodule Ribot (1839-1916) as an opposite to analgesia, from Greek an-, privative prefix (see an- (1)), + hedone “pleasure” (see hedonist).
anhedonia an·he·do·ni·a (ān’hē-dō’nē-ə)
Absence of pleasure from the performance of acts that would normally be pleasurable.
(def 1). noun the downward inclination of an aircraft wing in relation to the lateral axis Compare dihedral (sense 4)
the deficiency or absence of perspiration; adiaphoresis. noun (pathol) the absence of sweating anhidrosis an·hi·dro·sis (ān’hī-drō’sĭs) n. Absence of sweating. Also called adiaphoresis, ischidrosis.
- Anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia
anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia n. The hereditary absence of sweat glands characterized by heat intolerance, finely wrinkled skin, sunken nose, malformed and missing teeth, and sparse fragile hair.
the deficiency or absence of perspiration; adiaphoresis. adjective curbing the secretion of sweat noun a substance that suppresses sweating noun (pathol) the absence of sweating anhidrotic an·hi·drot·ic (ān’hī-drŏt’ĭk) adj. Relating to or characterized by anhidrosis. n. An agent that reduces, prevents, or stops sweating. anhidrosis an·hi·dro·sis (ān’hī-drō’sĭs) n. Absence of sweating. Also called adiaphoresis, ischidrosis.