The valetudinarian is a man subject to some affliction, imaginary or real, or it may be both.
This valetudinarian majority should make the youngest of us pause and reflect.
"Which is certainly not suggestive of a valetudinarian," remarked Lucian, looking hard at the stranger.
And, Sir, he is a valetudinarian, one of those who are always mending themselves.
What is stranger still, with all this he was something of a valetudinarian.
At my time of life, a man must expect to be a valetudinarian, and it would be unjust to blame one's native climate for that.
His health was not always good, and he seems to have inclined to be a valetudinarian.
Like Voltaire and Rousseau, he was born dying, and he remained delicate and valetudinarian to the end.
Old, used up, valetudinarian, he only revived after a sentence of death.
In the vain hope of offspring Charles sacrificed his niece, Christina of Denmark, to the valetudinarian duke.
valetudinarian val·e·tu·di·nar·i·an (vāl'ĭ-tōōd'n-âr'ē-ən, -tyōōd'-)
A sickly or weak person, especially one who is constantly and morbidly concerned with his or her health. adj.
Chronically ailing; sickly.
Constantly and morbidly concerned with one's health.