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1(of a person) responsive to and in harmony with their environment so that affect is appropriate to the given situation.‘culturally syntonic’
- 1.1[in combination] (of a psychiatric condition or psychological process) consistent with other aspects of an individual's personality and belief system.‘this phobia was ego-syntonic’
- 1.2dated Relating to or denoting the lively and responsive type of temperament that was considered liable to bipolar disorder.See also cyclothymia
- 1.1[in combination] (of a psychiatric condition or psychological process) consistent with other aspects of an individual's personality and belief system.
Late 19th century: from German Syntonie state of being syntonic + -ic.
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