noun Psychology.

  1. lack of pleasure or of the capacity to experience it.

“inability to feel pleasure,” 1897, from French anhédonie, coined 1896 by French psychologist Theodule Ribot (1839-1916) as an opposite to analgesia, from Greek an-, privative prefix (see an- (1)), + hedone “pleasure” (see hedonist).


  1. Absence of pleasure from the performance of acts that would normally be pleasurable.
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