Definition of chikungunya
- Chikungunya is rarely fatal but can cause severe fevers, headaches, fatigue, nausea, and muscle and joint pains.
- —Martin Enserink
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First Known Use: 1954See Words from the same year
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having a quality expressive of sadness
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