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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Respiratory disease characterized by congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants.

Usage examples (35)
  • The patient had pneumonia and had to remain in the hospital for a week.
  • I want you to make him what we call a pneumonia jacket.
  • "The Old Man's Friend", isn't that what they call pneumonia?
  • When chemical pneumonia is not treated it can be life-threatening. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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