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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age).

Usage examples (10)
  • 'Hypochondriacal crotchets' are often the product of dyspepsia, and valetudinarianism and pessimism are not unrarely found together.
  • "That affectation of valetudinarianism is growing on Mrs. Winstanley,"
  • They should savor not of valetudinarianism, but of athletic development.
  • It is some consolation to know that he did not suffer much, and that perhaps, had he recovered from the illness, his health would have been so affected that great... for more
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