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Weakness or fatigue of the eyes, usually accompanied by headache and dimming of vision.
as′the·nop′ic (-nŏp′ĭk) adj.
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(Pathology) a technical name for eyestrain
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek asthenēs weak (from a-1 + sthenos strength) + ōps eye]
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|Noun||1.||asthenopia - a tiredness of the eyes caused by prolonged close work by a person with an uncorrected vision problem|
fatigue, tiredness, weariness - temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work; "he was hospitalized for extreme fatigue"; "growing fatigue was apparent from the decline in the execution of their athletic skills"; "weariness overcame her after twelve hours and she fell asleep"
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