neurasthenic

neurasthenic

[noor-uhs-then-ik, nyoor-]
adjective
1.
pertaining to or suffering from neurasthenia.
noun
2.
a person suffering from neurasthenia.

Origin:
1875–80; neurasthen(ia) + -ic

neurasthenically, adverb
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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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