Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 04/06/16 Valetudinarian

Valetudinarian (noun, adjective)
valetudinarian [val-i-tood-n-air-ee-uh n, -tyood-]

1. an invalid.
2. a person who is excessively concerned about his or her poor health or ailments.

3. in poor health; sickly; invalid.
4. excessively concerned about one's poor health or ailments.
5. of, relating to, or characterized by invalidism.

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Origin: 1695-1705; valetudinary + -an

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