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valetudinarian

noun val·e·tu·di·nar·i·an \ ˌva-lə-ˌtü-də-ˈner-ē-ən , -ˌtyü- \

Definition of valetudinarian

: a person of a weak or sickly constitution; especially : one whose chief concern is his or her ill health

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Origin and Etymology of valetudinarian


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valetudinarian

adjective

Definition of valetudinarian

: of, relating to, or characteristic of a valetudinarian : sickly, weak

First Known Use of valetudinarian

1713


Medical Dictionary

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valetudinarian

noun val·e·tu·di·nar·i·an \ ˌval-ə-ˌt(y)üd-ᵊn-ˈer-ē-ən \

medical Definition of valetudinarian

: a person of a weak or sickly constitution; especially : one whose chief concern is his or her ill health

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valetudinarian

adjective

medical Definition of valetudinarian

: of, relating to, or being a valetudinarian : sickly

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