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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH chronicacute, chronic
Example sentences from the Web for chronic
With chronic joblessness, an upswing in poverty and a grand undoing of the social welfare state, the Style Council — backed by their historically punk-grown politics — seemed uniquely suited to coat some agitation in velvet.Almost anarchy: The Style Council and the smooth sounds of sophisti-pop|Mina Tavakoli|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
She said she was solely focused on what she said were Wayne County’s chronic problems with unbalanced precinct totals.For three hours, an obscure county board in Michigan was at the center of U.S. politics|Kayla Ruble, Tom Hamburger, David Fahrenthold|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
The country has undergone a profound economic and political crisis, in which people are experiencing widespread poverty and chronic shortages of basic necessities.Border Report: ‘They Can’t Continue Like This in Mexico’|Maya Srikrishnan|November 17, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The goal is demonstrating to insurance plans that the model can save them a lot of money, so that carriers assign preventive care, and management of chronic conditions to the HEALTHubs.Meet the new highest-ranking female CEO in the Fortune 500|Shawn Tully|November 7, 2020|Fortune
The use of these painkillers for chronic pain became commonplace, but by the early 2000s, doctors saw increasing evidence the pills were addictive.Johnson & Johnson, three other companies close in on $26 billion deal on opioid litigation|Joel Achenbach, Christopher Rowland, Katie Zezima, Aaron Davis|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
Expectancy seems to make it certain that the lesions will come and attention adds to their chronicity.Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh
These are properly viewed as constituting a condition of chronicity.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry|Maximilian Stern
These have one element in common, that of chronicity, and are likewise the occasion of a progressive wasting of the body.
The residue of such cases become chronic, and chronicity almost invariably means subsequent dementia.
British Dictionary definitions for chronic
- very badthe play was chronic
- very serioushe left her in a chronic condition