phthisical

or phthis·ick·y

[ tiz-i-kuh l, thiz- ]
/ ˈtɪz ɪ kəl, ˈθɪz- /

adjective

pertaining to, of the nature of, or affected by phthisis.

Origin of phthisical

First recorded in 1605–15; phthisic + -al1
Related formspre·phthis·i·cal, adjective
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