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as·the·ni·a

 (ăs-thē′nē-ə)
n.
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.]

asthenia

(æsˈθiːnɪə) or

astheny

n
(Pathology) pathol an abnormal loss of strength; debility
[C19: via New Latin from Greek astheneia weakness, from a-1 + sthenos strength]

as•the•ni•a

(æsˈθi ni ə)

n.
lack or loss of strength; weakness.
[1795–1805; < Greek asthéneia=asthene-, s. of asthenḗs weak]

asthenia

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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.asthenia - an abnormal loss of strengthasthenia - an abnormal loss of strength  
debility, feebleness, frailness, frailty, infirmity, valetudinarianism - the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
Translations
astenijaslabost

as·the·ni·a

n. astenia, pérdida de vigor.

asthenia

n (ant) astenia
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