asthenia

noun
as·the·nia | \ as-ˈthē-nē-ə \

Definition of asthenia 

: lack or loss of strength : debility

Examples of asthenia in a Sentence

headache, nausea, fever, and asthenia are side effects of the drug

First Known Use of asthenia

1789, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for asthenia

borrowed from New Latin, borrowed from Greek asthéneia "weakness, debility," from asthene-, stem of asthenḗs "weak, feeble" (from a- a- entry 2 + -sthenēs, adjective derivative of sthénos "strength, power" (of obscure origin) + -ia -ia entry 1

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asthenia

noun
as·the·nia | \ as-ˈthē-nē-ə \

Medical Definition of asthenia 

: lack or loss of strength : debility

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