neurasthenic

[noo r-uh s-then-ik, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər əsˈθɛn ɪk, ˌnyʊər-/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or suffering from neurasthenia.
noun
2.
a person suffering from neurasthenia.
Origin
1875–80; neurasthen(ia) + -ic
Related forms
neurasthenically, adverb
British Dictionary definitions for neurasthenic
neurasthenia (ˌnjʊərəsˈθiːnɪə)
 
n
an obsolete technical term for a neurosis characterized by extreme lassitude and inability to cope with any but the most trivial tasks
 
neurasthenic
 
adj
 
neuras'thenically
 
adv

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