[noo r-uh s-then-ik, nyoo r-]
- pertaining to or suffering from neurasthenia.
- a person suffering from neurasthenia.
Origin of neurasthenic
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One of the great troubles with neurasthenic women is that they do not laugh enough.Possessed
This view of her condition by her family or her physician is the tragedy of the neurasthenic.Preventable Diseases
She finally becomes anemic and neurasthenic and a misanthrope.The Eugenic Marriage, Vol. 3 (of 4)
W. Grant Hague
She was of neurasthenic inheritance, and was put in unfavourable conditions.The Modern Malady
A neurasthenic, however, is not to be mistaken for an imbecile.Essays In Pastoral Medicine