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ad·y·na·mi·a

 (ăd′ə-nā′mē-ə)
n.
Loss of strength or vigor, usually because of disease.


ad′y·nam′ic (-năm′ĭk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.adynamic - characterized by an absence of force or forcefulnessadynamic - characterized by an absence of force or forcefulness
2.adynamic - lacking strength or vigoradynamic - lacking strength or vigor    
weak - wanting in physical strength; "a weak pillar"
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