alexithymia

alexithymia

[ey-lek-suh-thahy-mee-uh]
noun Psychiatry.
difficulty in experiencing, expressing, and describing emotional responses.

Origin:
a-6 + Greek léxi(s) speech (see alexia) + -thymia

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alexithymia a·lex·i·thy·mi·a (ə-lěk'sə-thī'mē-ə)
n.
Inability to describe emotions in a verbal manner.

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