Anhedonia by Uncommon Parlance

Are you suffering from emotional emptiness? Locked in a purgatory without pleasure? Unable to enjoy the delights of the flesh and sensory stimulation? That sucks. But at least you can now put a name to your disorder. It’s anhedonia.

Anhedonia is defined as the absence of pleasure, and/or the ability to experience it. Etymology: The term was apparently coined by French Psychologist Théodule-Armand Ribot. From Greek: prefix ἀν, or an (without) + ἡδονή or hēdonē (pleasure).

“The costumes, the hamsters, the saline injections, the amphetamines, masks and skin mags; they all did nothing for him now. An ineluctable anhedonia held sway over his mind and body. ”

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