[ uh-nee-mik ]
/ əˈni mɪk /
Pathology. suffering from anemia.
lacking power, vigor, vitality, or colorfulness; listless; weak: an anemic effort; anemic tones.
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OTHER WORDS FROM anemica·ne·mi·cal·ly, adverbnon·a·ne·mic, adjectivepseu·do·a·ne·mic, adjectiveun·a·ne·mic, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for anemically
His last published work was a poorly received, anemically selling biography of Sarah Palin.Joe McGinniss: The Hide of an Alligator, And Then Some|Lloyd Grove|March 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Indeed it was anemically green; uneven, hacked and ragged; shorn of its emerald beauty.Greener Than You Think|Ward Moore
British Dictionary definitions for anemically
/ (əˈniːmɪk) /
the usual US spelling of anaemic
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