neurasthenia

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From neuro- +‎ asthenia, after Italian nevrastenia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /njʊəɹəsˈθiːnɪə/

Noun[edit]

neurasthenia (plural neurasthenias)

  1. (psychiatry) An ill-defined medical condition characterized by lassitude, fatigue, headache, and irritability, associated chiefly with emotional disturbance.

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