HyperDic: chronically

English > 2 senses of the word chronically:
ADVERBallchronically, inveteratein a habitual and longstanding manner
allchronicallyin a slowly developing and long lasting manner
chronically > pronunciation
Soundskraa'nihkahliy; kraa'nihkliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > chronically: 2 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a habitual and longstanding manner.
Example"smoking chronically"
Synonyminveterate
English > chronically: 2 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn a slowly developing and long lasting manner.
Example"chronically ill persons"
OppositeacutelyHaving a rapid onset
Spanishcrónicamente
Adjectiveschronicbeing long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering

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