from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as chronic.

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

  • adjective Chronic.

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  • adjective chronic


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  • There was, of course, no denying that Willie's disregard for the meal hour had become what she termed "chronical" and severely taxed her forbearance; or that since she was a creature of human limitations she did at times protest when the chowder stood forgotten in the tureen until it was of Arctic temperature; nor had she ever acquired the grace of spirit to amiably view freshly baked popovers shrivel neglected into nothingness.

    Flood Tide

  • No one with her ego, extreme ambition, is a chronical liar and lacks intelligence can survive when they continue to make fools of theirselves.

    Begala calls Palin 'about half a whack job'

  • The Story of Anvil, a comical chronical of a middle-aged heavy metal group still trying to make it despite decades of no success, claimed the documentary prize.

    'Precious' dominates Spirit Awards with 5 prizes

  • Doctors can't deny to treat anybody by the law, but after the treatment, the chronical debt is waiting to screw us.

    Fogel Vs. Wonks, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • The list of people who are not too old, no matter what their chronical age seems to say, gets long quick.

    Another Obama Ad Slams McCain Over Houses Gaffe

  • A lot of christians are unhappy about their chronical diseases and pain, so they go to healers over and over and over again - and end up disappointed and depressed, thinking that they are unworthy christians, that they don't BELIEVE enough, that their -faith is too weak.


  • Although most of the participants feel it an intrusion that every 7 years, a film crew comes into their lives to chronical their successes and failures, their widening waistlines and gray hair count and wrinkle count, their loss of their parents and other close family members, the success and failure of marriages, etc.


  • Women affected and infected by HIV and AIDS and other chronical diseases need support.

    Memorandum from Progressive Women of South Africa to the President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr. T.M Mbeki

  • Chinese family chronical "Peacock" (Kong Que) by Gu Changwei.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • I observe that the physicians in this country pay no regard to the state of the solids in chronical disorders, that exercise and the cold bath are never prescribed, that they seem to think the scurvy is entirely an English disease; and that, in all appearance, they often confound the symptoms of it, with those of the venereal distemper.

    Travels through France and Italy


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