Meaning of NEURASTHENIA in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌnu̇r-əs-ˈthē-nē-ə, ˌnyu̇r- ]


Etymology: New Latin

Date: circa 1856

: a psychological disorder marked especially by easy fatigability and often by lack of motivation, feelings of inadequacy, and psychosomatic symptoms — compare chronic fatigue syndrome

• neur·as·then·ic -ˈthe-nik, -ˈthē- adjective or noun

• neur·as·then·i·cal·ly -ni-k(ə-)lē adverb

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.