neurasthenic


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neur·as·then·ic

(nūr'as-then'ik),
Relating to, or suffering from, neurasthenia.

neur·as·then·ic

(nūr'as-then'ik)
Relating to, or suffering from, neurasthenia.

neurasthenic

(nū-răs-thē′nĭk)
1. Individual suffering from neurasthenia.
2. Suffering from or concerning neurasthenia.
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Vivien, I believe, failed him not only because she was sick and neurasthenic, but because she did not share and, therefore, could not reenforce his memories of a first world.
is my own case - acute neurasthenic attack with phobia.
Among the effects of woman's cyclical (and therefore, according to this masculine model, unhealthy) physiology, pregnancy needs to be especially controlled, for it is an abnormal, even a neurasthenic condition in the course of which the pregnant woman jeopardizes the good health of her child and thus the very future of the human species.
Yet almost immediately after their marriage, Katrina is overcome by ``fits of neurasthenic nostalgia'' for ``the lush comforts'' of her upbringing and withdraws emotionally from Edward.
46) In later life Hand said that he had always been a neurasthenic, a neurotic, and a nut (his terms)(47)--morbidly fearful, anxious, self-doubting, undecided, discontent, insecure--and that this tendency ran in the family.
They seemed like such ordinary men, as I had gotten to know them during my short stay - some with awful table manners, one who sucked noisily on a toothpick, some who seemed to drink more than their allotted share of the fine, red wine the friars put up, some that appeared neurasthenic and listless - but they had acquitted themselves well in these days, that much I heard again and again from soldiers in the field as well as from people who waited for food in the yard.
Neurasthenic fatigue, chemical sensitivity and GABAa receptor toxins.
Known later for his relentless collecting, extensive travel through New England to see threatened buildings, and long work hours, Appleton seemed not to have been restricted by his neurasthenic complaints once be found his calling.
Unguentine as ever improvised and on we sailed to other careers, The Mrs Unguentine retiring hastily from service in one port only to be re-launched, with paint-job and fanfare, in some other, as ocean-going rest home with international cuisine and daily sea-burials; as the last and briefly rented stand of a government in exile, that sea-sick king, his neurasthenic queen; as Les Bazaars Unguentine with high-class optical goods, duty-free and one third off; as, armed with three cannon, shrouded in the blanched guise of a canvas iceberg, nocturnal guano pirate.
His early works spoke directly to an audience that included many a neurasthenic teenager with long, gingery hair.
Stephan Grogler, the director, made most of Dessay's neurasthenic stage deportment (Amina as Lucia's cousin) by rethinking the work in terms of a disturbed girl in a sanatorium, and tacking on an ambiguous and definitely not joyous ending.
The young man reminded me of a neurasthenic in one of Eliot's early poems.