valetudinarianism

Definitions of valetudinarianism
  1. noun
    the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
    synonyms: debility, feebleness, frailness, frailty, infirmity
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    types:
    asthenia, astheny
    an abnormal loss of strength
    cachexia, cachexy, wasting
    any general reduction in vitality and strength of body and mind resulting from a debilitating chronic disease
    type of:
    softness, unfitness
    poor physical condition; being out of shape or out of condition (as from a life of ease and luxury)
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