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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A mild depression.
From Greek dys- (bad) + -thymia (mental disorder), from thymos (mind, soul). Earliest documented use: 1842.
"It was as if my mood had been goaded away from situational discontentedness into a dysthymia that seemed now to be heading into full-fledged depression."
Meghan Daum; Life Would Be Perfect If I Lived in That House; Knopf; 2011.
See more usage examples of dysthymia in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with. -Harry Crews, novelist and playwright (b. 1935)