Dictionary

adynamic

adjective ady·nam·ic \ˌā-(ˌ)dī-ˈna-mik, ˌa-də-ˈna-\

Definition of ADYNAMIC

:  characterized by or causing a loss of strength or function <adynamic ileus>
ADVERTISEMENT

Origin of ADYNAMIC

Greek adynamia lack of strength, from a- + dynamis power, from dynasthai to be able
First Known Use: 1829

Rhymes with ADYNAMIC

Medical Dictionary

adynamic

adjective ady·nam·ic \ˌā-(ˌ)dī-ˈnam-ik, ˌad-ə-ˈnam-\

Medical Definition of ADYNAMIC

:  characterized by or causing a loss of strength or function <adynamic fevers such as typhoid> <adynamic ileus>

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: adytumPrevious Word in the Dictionary: adwareAll Words Near: adynamic
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears