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decondition

[dee-kuh n-dish-uh n] /ˌdi kənˈdɪʃ ən/
verb (used with object)
1.
to diminish the physical strength, stamina, or vitality of; weaken.
2.
to diminish or eliminate the conditioned responses or behavior patterns of.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; de- + condition
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Examples for deconditioning
  • Exercise is very important for maintaining muscle strength and avoiding deconditioning.

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