adjective in·gra·ves·cent

Definition of ingravescent

  1. :  gradually increasing in severity ingravescent disease ingravescent abnormality of function

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Origin and Etymology of ingravescent

Latin ingravescent-, ingravescens, present participle of ingravescere to become heavier, to become worse, from in- 2in- + gravescere to become heavy, from gravis heavy, severe — more at grieve

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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