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anhedonia

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The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.
George Eliot
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Etymology

From French anhédonie (coined by Ribot, 1896), from Ancient Greek ἀν- + ἡδονή (pleasure).

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anhedonia

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anhedonia (-)
  1. (medicine, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The inability to feel pleasure.
    • 1902, William James, The Varieties of Religious Experience, Folio Society 2008, p. 123:
      Sometimes it is mere passive joylessness and dreariness, discouragement, dejection, lack of taste and zest and spring. Professor Ribot has proposed the name anhedonia to designate this condition.

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