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

  • noun The condition of being chronically ill or disabled.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The condition of being an invalid; a state of debility or infirmity; especially, a chronic condition of poor health.

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

  • noun The condition of an invalid; sickness; infirmity.

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

  • noun The condition of an invalid; sickness; infirmity.

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

  • noun chronic ill health

Etymologies

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invalid +‎ -ism

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