Origin of valetudinarian
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Historical Examples of valetudinarian
He was at once a valetudinarian and a voluptuary; and, in both characters, he loved his ease.The History of England from the Accession of James II.
Thomas Babington Macaulay
Sat like a valetudinarian in the Park all day getting fresh air—among the imbeciles, invalids, and children.
He has been justly, though perhaps harshly, described as a "valetudinarian Grandison."Diderot and the Encyclopaedists (Vol 1 of 2)
"Which is certainly not suggestive of a valetudinarian," remarked Lucian, looking hard at the stranger.Cashel Byron's Profession
George Bernard Shaw
No valetudinarian was ever more unpleasantly jostled out of his self-compassion.