Examples from the Web for pneumonia
Spread happens easily, however, and epidemics are propagated when the third form of plague occurs: pneumonia plague.
Context: The comedian said this to his much-younger wife, Erin Fleming, before succumbing to pneumonia.Tupac’s ‘F*ck You’ to a Cop and the Best Last Words|Marlow Stern|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Back in my home in Perryville, Missouri, I attended a lady who was dying of pneumonia.Jimmy Breslin on JFK’s Assassination: Two Classic Columns|Jimmy Breslin|November 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His death record shows that Tommy died of pneumonia, but Varnadoe believes it was foul play.The Bone Collectors Get to Work at Florida’s Dozier School|Christine Pelisek|September 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A week later, it was announced that Liberace had died of pneumonia brought on by AIDS.
Gerald had a severe attack of pneumonia, from which we had much ado to bring him back to health, and Rough was ill.Happy Days for Boys and Girls|Various
In specially selected young men, as soldiers, the death rate from pneumonia is only one in twenty-five cases.
Ida, child, weve got to get you into something drier if possible, or youll have pneumonia.The Motor Boat Club in Florida|H. Irving Hancock
No; what was alarming at Poor Luck Barrens was not a frenzy of insanity—it was the delirium of pneumonia.Billy Topsail, M.D.|Norman Duncan
She might have known that her husband would die of pneumonia just when her son needed him most.Moth and Rust|Mary Cholmondeley
British Dictionary definitions for pneumonia
Word Origin for pneumonia
Word Origin and History for pneumonia
c.1600, from Modern Latin, from Greek pneumonia "inflammation of the lungs," from pneumon "lung," altered (perhaps by influence of pnein "to breathe") from pleumon "lung," literally "floater," probably cognate with Latin pulmo (see pulmonary), from PIE *pleu- "to flow, to swim" (see pluvial). Alteration in Greek perhaps by influence of pnein "to breathe."