valetudinarianism

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noun val·e·tu·di·nar·i·an·ism \ˌva-lə-ˌtü-də-ˈner-ē-ə-ˌni-zəm\

Definition of valetudinarianism

  1. :  the condition or state of mind of a valetudinarian

Origin and Etymology of valetudinarianism

1valetudinarian + -ism


First Known Use: 1839


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