Definition of syntonic in English:

syntonic

Syllabification: syn·ton·ic
Pronunciation: /sinˈtänik
 
/

adjective

Psychology
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
1.2 dated Relating to or denoting the lively and responsive type of temperament that was considered liable to bipolar disorder. See also cyclothymia.

Origin

late 19th century: from German Syntonie 'state of being syntonic' + -ic.

Derivatives

syntone

Pronunciation: /ˈsinˌtōn/
noun

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