from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A condition of disease such as to render prognosis impossible or unfavorable; absence of determinable or favorable symptoms.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Inability to judge.
- noun (Med.), obsolete Undecided character of a disease.
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And this hymn are many of the islanders daily wont to sing, and from its repetition they affirm many and great wonders to have happened; for divers, while singing this hymn, have passed unseen through their enemies who were thirsting for their blood, and who were stricken with that sort of blindness which physicians term acrisia.