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phthisical

[tiz-i-kuh l, thiz-] /ˈtɪz ɪ kəl, ˈθɪz-/
adjective
1.
pertaining to, of the nature of, or affected by phthisis.
Also, phthisicky.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; phthisic + -al1
Related forms
prephthisical, adjective
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