obsolete loss of vital power or strength, esp as the result of illness; weakness or debility

Derived Formsadynamic (ˌædɪˈnæmɪk), adjective

Word Origin for adynamia

C19: New Latin, from a- 1 + -dynamia, from Greek dunamis strength, force
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[ā′dī-nămēə, ăd′ə-nāmē-ə]


Loss of strength or vigor, usually because of disease.
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