Definition of alexithymia in English:

alexithymia

noun

Psychology
  • The inability to recognize one's own emotions and to express them, especially in words.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Psychotherapy & Psychosomatics. From alexithym- + -ia.

Pronunciation

alexithymia

/əˌlɛksɪˈθʌɪmɪə/