ecoanxiety

[ ek-oh-ang-zahy-i-tee, ee-koh‐ ]
/ ??k o? ???za? ? ti, ?i ko?‐ /

noun Psychiatry.

anxiety caused by a dread of environmental perils, especially climate change, and a feeling of helplessness over the potential consequences for those living now and even more so for those of later generations: Reports from last week’s global summit have only worsened his ecoanxiety, which has already taken a toll on his physical and mental well-being.

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Origin of ecoanxiety

First recorded in 2005–10; eco- + anxiety

Words nearby ecoanxiety

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, ? Random House, Inc. 2020
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