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Part of speech: noun

A variable, shifting inflammation or neuralgia, affecting the muscles, joints, etc.

Part of speech: adjective


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Usage examples "rheumatism":

  1. Old Bolter would vow there was rheumatism and fever in every blade. - "One Maid's Mischief", George Manville Fenn.
  2. The sugar house in question was full of holes in its roof, and the prisoners kept in the upper stories were after every rain intentionally exposed to chills and rheumatism. - "Journal of Dr. Elias Cornelius, a Revolutionary Surgeon", Elias Cornelius.
  3. She cured a beloved old dog of rheumatism and partial blindness. - "The Thing from the Lake", Eleanor M. Ingram.