Definition of Valetudinarian

1. Noun. Weak or sickly person especially one morbidly concerned with his or her health.




2. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of a person who is a valetudinarian.
Exact synonyms: Valetudinary

Definition of Valetudinarian

1. a. Of infirm health; seeking to recover health; sickly; weakly; infirm.

2. n. A person of a weak or sickly constitution; one who is seeking to recover health.

3. a. Of infirm health; seeking to recover health; sickly; weakly; infirm.

4. n. A person of a weak or sickly constitution; one who is seeking to recover health.

Definition of Valetudinarian

1. Adjective. sickly, infirm, of ailing health ¹

2. Adjective. being overly worried about one's health ¹

3. Noun. A person in poor health or sickly, especially one who is constantly obsessed with their state of health ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Valetudinarian

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Valetudinarian

1. Of infirm health; seeking to recover health; sickly; weakly; infirm. "My feeble health and valetudinarian stomach." (Coleridge) "The virtue which the world wants is a healthful virtue, not a valetudinarian virtue." (Macaulay) Origin: L. Valetudinarius, from valetudo state of health, health, ill health, fr. Valere to be strong or well: cf. F. Valetudinaire. See Valiant. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Valetudinarian

valeryl
valerylene
vales
valet
valet-de-chambre
valet de chambre
valeta
valetas
valete
valeted
valetes
valethamate bromide
valeting
valetings
valets
valetudinarian (current term)
valetudinarianism
valetudinarians
valetudinaries
valetudinary
valetudinous
valew
valewe
valewes
valews
valganciclovir
valgoid
valgous
valgus
valguses

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