(of a person) responsive to and in harmony with their environment so that affect is appropriate to the given situation.
- ‘culturally syntonic’
- 1.1in 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
Late 19th century from German Syntonie ‘state of being syntonic’+ -ic.
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