invalidism

noun
in·​va·​lid·​ism | \ˈin-və-lə-ˌdi-zəm \

Definition of invalidism 

: a chronic condition of being an invalid

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Dorothy discovered the upside of invalidism in late middle age— Aimee Levitt, Chicago Reader, "The stories of six famous women, as told through their diets," 15 Aug. 2017

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1794, in the meaning defined above

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invalidism

noun
in·​va·​lid·​ism | \ˈin-və-ləd-ˌiz-əm \

Medical Definition of invalidism 

: a chronic condition of being an invalid

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