Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Loss of strength or vigor, usually because of disease.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In pathology, weakness; want of strength occasioned by disease; a deficiency of vital power; asthenia. Also called adynamy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) Considerable debility of the vital powers, as in typhoid fever.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Lack or loss of strength, usually due to a disease.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun lack of strength or vigor (especially from illness)

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[a– + dynam(ism) + –ia.]

Examples

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  • JM trusts that adynamia will not be a force to be reckoned with.

    June 13, 2010