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ASTHENIC

 Dictionary entry overview: What does asthenic mean? 

ASTHENIC (adjective)
  The adjective ASTHENIC has 2 senses:

1. lacking strength or vigor
2. having a slender physique

  Familiarity information: ASTHENIC used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ASTHENIC (adjective)


Sense 1asthenic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Lacking strength or vigor

Synonyms:

asthenic; debilitated; enervated; adynamic

Similar:

weak (having little physical or spiritual strength)


Sense 2asthenic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Having a slender physique

Similar:

ectomorphic (having a build with little fat or muscle but with long limbs)


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