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Gender dysphoria meaning and definition


Definition of Gender dysphoria (noun)

  1. a term that describes a sense of unease that a person may have because of a mismatch between their biological sex and their gender identity. (This sense of unease or dissatisfaction may be so intense it can lead to depression and anxiety and have a harmful impact on daily life.)
    • "Though not all people with gender dysphoria experience distress, many do."