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syntonic

[sin-ton-ik] /sɪnˈtɒn ɪk/
adjective
1.
Electricity. adjusted to oscillations of the same or a particular frequency.
2.
Psychiatry. of or denoting a personality characterized by normal emotional responsiveness to the environment.
Also, syntonical, syntonous.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; < Greek sýnton(os) attuned to, literally, stretched together (verbid of synteínein to harmonize, equivalent to syn- syn- + ton- (derivative of teínein to stretch; see tone) + -os adj. suffix) + -ic
Related forms
syntonically, adverb
nonsyntonic, adjective
nonsyntonical, adjective
nonsyntonically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for syntonical

syntonic

/sɪnˈtɒnɪk/
adjective
1.
(psychol) emotionally in harmony with one's environment
Derived Forms
syntonically, adverb
Word Origin
C20: from Greek suntonos in harmony with; see syn-, tone
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syntonical in Medicine

syntonic syn·ton·ic (sĭn-tŏn'ĭk)
adj.
Characterized by a normal emotional responsiveness to the environment.

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