anaemic

[uh-nee-mik]
adjective

nonanaemic, adjective
pseudoanaemic, adjective
unanaemic, adjective
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anaemic or (US) anemic (əˈniːmɪk)
 
adj
1.  relating to or suffering from anaemia
2.  pale and sickly looking; lacking vitality
 
anemic or (US) anemic
 
adj

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anaemic
c.1840, Mod.L., from Gk. anaimia, from an- "without" + haima "blood" (see anaemia).
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Example sentences
He's still mildly anaemic, but he enjoys a good quality of life.
Domestic premiums are stabilising after plummeting during the turmoil, but
  growth is likely to be anaemic.
Although many countries have now returned to growth, it is generally anaemic.
The bigger problem is that once employment growth resumes, it will probably
  remain anaemic.
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