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ARTHRITIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does arthritic mean? 

ARTHRITIC (noun)
  The noun ARTHRITIC has 1 sense:

1. a person afflicted with arthritis

  Familiarity information: ARTHRITIC used as a noun is very rare.


ARTHRITIC (adjective)
  The adjective ARTHRITIC has 1 sense:

1. of or pertaining to arthritis

  Familiarity information: ARTHRITIC used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ARTHRITIC (noun)


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Meaning:

A person afflicted with arthritis

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Context example:

the hands of an elderly arthritic

Hypernyms ("arthritic" is a kind of...):

patient (a person who requires medical care)


ARTHRITIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or pertaining to arthritis

Synonyms:

arthritic; rheumatic; rheumatoid; rheumy; creaky

Context examples:

my creaky old joints / rheumy with age and grief

Similar:

unhealthy (not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind)


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