invalidism

[ in-vuh-li-diz-uh m ]
/ ˈɪn və lɪˌdɪz əm /
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noun

prolonged ill health.

Origin of invalidism

First recorded in 1785–95; invalid1 + -ism
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invalidism

/ (ˈɪnvəlɪˌdɪzəm) /

noun

the state of being an invalid, esp by reason of ill health
a state of being abnormally preoccupied with one's physical health

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