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Related to astheny: Rhodos, Rodhos, shantey, amnia
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Noun1.astheny - an abnormal loss of strengthastheny - an abnormal loss of strength  
debility, feebleness, frailness, frailty, infirmity, valetudinarianism - the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)
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It was first recommended in 1969 by the Pharmacological Committee of the Ministry of Health of the USSR for use as a stimulant against fatigue by patients who suffered asthenic states and by healthy people who showed astheny during periods of high mental exertion or after intensive physical work.