debility

Part of speech: noun

Abnormal weakness; languor.

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Usage examples "debility":

  1. The acute attacks of illness already touched upon by no means represent all the physical debility and suffering of Washington's life. - "The True George Washington [10th Ed.]", Paul Leicester Ford.
  2. Bit by bit Sophia comprehended the length and the seriousness of her illness, and the immense devotion of the two women, and the terrific disturbance of their lives, and her own debility. - "The Old Wives' Tale", Arnold Bennett.
  3. When there is debility, want of appetite, and temperature normal, but continuous water discharge from the bowels, give Protan, two ounces; Gum Catechu, one ounce; Pulv. - "The Veterinarian", Chas. J. Korinek.