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Loss or lack of bodily strength; weakness; debility.
[New Latin, from Greek astheneia, from asthenēs, weak : a-, without; see a-1 + sthenos, strength; see segh- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Pathology) pathol an abnormal loss of strength; debility
[C19: via New Latin from Greek astheneia weakness, from a-1 + sthenos strength]
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as•the•ni•a(æsˈθi ni ə)
lack or loss of strength; weakness.
[1795–1805; < Greek asthéneia=asthene-, s. of asthenḗs weak]
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Medicine. any of several conditions characterized by lack or loss of strength and energy, as neurasthenia, myasthenia, or somasthenia. — asthenie, adj.See also: Strength and Weakness
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