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British Dictionary definitions for adynamia

adynamia

noun
  1. obsolete loss of vital power or strength, esp as the result of illness; weakness or debility
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Derived Formsadynamic (ˌædɪˈnæmɪk), adjective

Word Origin

C19: New Latin, from a- 1 + -dynamia, from Greek dunamis strength, force
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adynamia

(ā′dī-nămēə, ăd′ə-nāmē-ə)
n.
  1. Loss of strength or vigor, usually because of disease.
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