- obsolete loss of vital power or strength, esp as the result of illness; weakness or debility
Word Origin for adynamia
C19: New Latin, from a- 1 + -dynamia, from Greek dunamis strength, force
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Examples from the Web for adynamia
Historical Examples of adynamia
At this stage of the disease, in which adynamia predominates, everything must tend to support the organism.
Again, the adynamia of malarial attacks is generally ascribable to some cause not essential to those affections.
- Loss of strength or vigor, usually because of disease.
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