from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Loss of strength or vigor, usually because of disease.
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- n. Lack or loss of strength, usually due to a disease.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Considerable debility of the vital powers, as in typhoid fever.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, weakness; want of strength occasioned by disease; a deficiency of vital power; asthenia. Also called adynamy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. lack of strength or vigor (especially from illness)
a-1 + dynam(ism) + -ia1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)