invalidism

noun
in·​va·​lid·​ism | \ ˈin-və-lə-ˌdi-zəm How to pronounce invalidism (audio) \

Definition of invalidism

: a chronic condition of being an invalid

Examples of invalidism in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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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First Known Use of invalidism

1794, in the meaning defined above

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“Invalidism.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/invalidism. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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invalidism

noun
in·​va·​lid·​ism | \ ˈin-və-ləd-ˌiz-əm How to pronounce invalidism (audio) \

Medical Definition of invalidism

: a chronic condition of being an invalid

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