HyperDic: valetudinarianism

English > 1 sense of the word valetudinarianism:
NOUNstatevaletudinarianism, infirmity, frailty, debility, feebleness, frailnessthe state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
English > valetudinarianism: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age).
Synonymsinfirmity, frailty, debility, feebleness, frailness
Narrowerasthenia, asthenyAn abnormal loss of strength
cachexia, cachexy, wastingAny general reduction in vitality and strength of body and mind resulting from a debilitating chronic disease
Broaderunfitness, softnessPoor physical condition
Spanishdebilidad, endeblez, enfermedad, flaqueza
Catalandebilitat, flaquesa, fluixedat, fluixesa

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