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chron·ic

 (krŏn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of long duration; continuing: chronic money problems.
2. Lasting for a long period of time or marked by frequent recurrence, as certain diseases: chronic colitis.
3. Subject to a habit or pattern of behavior for a long time: a chronic liar.

[French chronique, from Latin chronicus, from Greek khronikos, of time, from khronos, time.]

chron′i·cal·ly adv.
chro·nic′i·ty (krŏ-nĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
Synonyms: chronic, confirmed, habitual, inveterate
These adjectives describe people who have a longtime habit, behavior, or tendency: a chronic complainer; a confirmed alcoholic; a habitual cheat; an inveterate smoker.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.chronically - in a habitual and longstanding manner; "smoking chronically"
2.chronically - in a slowly developing and long lasting manner; "chronically ill persons"
acutely - having a rapid onset; "an acutely debilitating virus"
Translations
بصورة مُزْمِنَه
chronicky
kronisktvedvarende
krónikusan
òrálátlega, varanlega
chronicky
kronik bir şekildesüregelen

chronically

[ˈkrɒnɪkəlɪ] ADV to be chronically sicksufrir una enfermedad crónica
beer is chronically scarcehay una escasez permanente de cerveza

chronically

[ˈkrɒnɪkli] adv
(= for a long time) to be chronically ill → souffrir de maladie chronique
to be chronically depressed → souffrir de dépression chronique
(= terribly) [underfunded, understaffed] → terriblement
(= constantly) [late, tired] → constammentchronic fatigue syndrome n (= ME) → syndrome m de fatigue chronique

chronically

adv ill, depressed, underfunded, overcrowdedchronisch

chronically

[ˈkrɒnɪklɪ] advin modo cronico, cronicamente
he is chronically sick → è un malato cronico
a hospital that is chronically short of finance → un ospedale affetto da una cronica mancanza di fondi

chronic

(ˈkronik) adjective
(especially of a disease) lasting a long time. a chronic illness.
ˈchronically adverb

chronically

adv crónicamente
References in classic literature ?
Silent, slow, and solemn; bowing over still further his chronically broken back, he toiled away, as if toil were life itself, and the heavy beating of his hammer the heavy beating of his heart.
Apart from the personal discomfort of being so attended, and apart from such considerations of present danger as arose from one of the patriots being chronically drunk, and carrying his musket very recklessly, Charles Darnay did not allow the restraint that was laid upon him to awaken any serious fears in his breast; for, he reasoned with himself that it could have no reference to the merits of an individual case that was not yet stated, and of representations, confirmable by the prisoner in the Abbaye, that were not yet made.
They both had weak eyes, which I had long attributed to their chronically looking in at keyholes, and they were always at hand when not wanted; indeed that was their only reliable quality besides larceny.
Nioche meditated: there was an inconsistency in his position; it made him chronically uncomfortable.
All persons chronically diseased are egotists, whether the disease be of the mind or body; whether it be sin, sorrow, or merely the more tolerable calamity of some endless pain, or mischief among the cords of mortal life.
As the lad stood in a dubious attitude, Durbeyfield put his hand in his pocket, and produced a shilling, one of the chronically few that he possessed.
Ye've smoked as many as five since ye come in at midnight,' the woman goes on, as she chronically complains.
Throughout that document, there is a clear bias that chronically ill people enjoy a better quality of life in their own home or in their family's community than in an SNF.
It may be that underachieving, chronically misbehaving students require time in which to absorb academic information.
Patients with PHI who undergo treatment interruptions fare far better than those who are multi-drug resistant or who have been chronically infected with HIV for years.
Some mothers with chronically ill children weren't stressed and had long telomeres.
Historically, smokers, the overweight and the chronically ill have played an important role in building the juggernaut that is the American economy.

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