[dis-thahy-mee-uh] /dɪsˈθaɪ mi ə/

depression; despondency or a tendency to be despondent.
noun (psychiatry)
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.
dys·thy’mic adj.
A mood disorder characterized by chronic mild depression.


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