from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The absence of pleasure or the ability to experience it.
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- n. The inability to feel pleasure.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In psychology, inability to feel pleasure: the opposite of analgesia.
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- n. an inability to experience pleasure
New Latin anhēdonia : Greek an-, without; see a-1 + Greek hēdonē, pleasure.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French anhédonie (coined by Ribot, 1896), from Ancient Greek ἀν- + ἡδονή ("pleasure"). (Wiktionary)