noun Date: 1839 the condition or state of mind of a valetudinarian

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Valetudinarianism — Val e*tu di*na ri*an*ism, n. The condition of a valetudinarian; a state of feeble health; infirmity. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • valetudinarianism — /val i toohd n air ee euh niz euhm, tyoohd /, n. the state, condition, or habits of a valetudinarian. [1830 40; VALETUDINARIAN + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • valetudinarianism — noun The condition of a valetudinarian; a state of feeble health; infirmity …   Wiktionary

  • valetudinarianism — A weak or infirm state due to invalidism …   Medical dictionary

  • valetudinarianism — val·e·tu·di nar·i·an·ism || ‚vælɪtuːdnɪzm / tjuːdɪn n. condition of being chronically ill; state of worrying chronically about one s health …   English contemporary dictionary

  • valetudinarianism — val·e·tu·di·nar·i·an·ism …   English syllables

  • valetudinarianism — /ˌvælətjudəˈnɛəriənɪzəm/ (say .valuhtyoohduh nairreeuhnizuhm) noun valetudinarian condition or habits …   Australian English dictionary

  • valetudinarianism — noun the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age) • Syn: ↑infirmity, ↑frailty, ↑debility, ↑feebleness, ↑frailness • Derivationally related forms: ↑frail (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • debility — Synonyms and related words: advanced age, advanced years, adynamia, age of retirement, an incurable disease, anemia, anility, atony, blah feeling, bloodlessness, brain fag, cachexia, cachexy, caducity, chronic ill health, cowardice, debilitation …   Moby Thesaurus

  • delicacy — Synonyms and related words: absoluteness, accommodatingness, accuracy, acquired taste, affectivity, agreeableness, airiness, airy texture, allergy, ambrosia, amiable weakness, anaphylaxis, appreciation, appreciation of differences, appreciation… …   Moby Thesaurus

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