[dis-thahy-mee-uh] /dɪsˈθaɪ mi ə/
depression; despondency or a tendency to be despondent.
the characteristics of the neurotic and introverted, including anxiety, depression, and compulsive behaviour
(obsolete) a relatively mild depression
dysthymia dys·thy·mi·a (dĭs-thī’mē-ə)
A mood disorder characterized by despondency or mild depression.
A mood disorder characterized by chronic mild depression.
[dis-tel-ee-ol-uh-jee, -tee-lee-] /ˌdɪs tɛl iˈɒl ə dʒi, -ti li-/ noun 1. Philosophy. a doctrine denying the existence of a final cause or purpose. 2. the assumed absence of purpose in life or nature. 3. the evasion or frustration of a natural or normal function or purpose. /ˌdɪstɛlɪˈɒlədʒɪ; -tiːlɪ-/ noun 1. (philosophy) the denial of purpose […]
- Dysthymic disorder
noun 1. a psychiatric disorder characterized by generalized depression that lasts for at least a year dysthymic disorder n. A chronic disturbance of mood lasting at least two years in adults or one year in children, characterized by recurrent periods of mild depression and such symptoms as insomnia, tearfulness, and pessimism.
/dɪsˈtəʊʃə/ noun 1. (med) abnormal, slow, or difficult childbirth, usually because of disordered or ineffective contractions of the uterus dystocia dys·to·ci·a (dĭs-tō’sē-ə, -shē-ə, -shə) n. A slow or difficult labor or delivery.
[dis-toh-nee-uh] /dɪsˈtoʊ ni ə/ noun, Pathology. 1. abnormal tone of any tissue. /dɪsˈtəʊnɪə/ noun 1. a neurological disorder, caused by disease of the basal ganglia, in which the muscles of the trunk, shoulders, and neck go into spasm, so that the head and limbs are held in unnatural positions dystonia dys·to·ni·a (dĭs-tō’nē-ə) n. Abnormal tonicity […]