low fever

low fever

(1) A nonspecific term for a fever—usually idiopathic—occurring in a patient with psychological depression. 
(2) Low-grade fever.
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Have patience with me, and bear with my languor and crossness a little while, till I get this cursed low fever out of my veins, and then you'll find me cheerful and kind as ever.
"It is well for you that a low fever has forced you to abstain for the last three days: there would have been danger in yielding to the cravings of your appetite at first.
As thus: "If your father, Bart, had lived longer, he might have been worth a deal of money--you brimstone chatterer!--but just as he was beginning to build up the house that he had been making the foundations for, through many a year--you jade of a magpie, jackdaw, and poll-parrot, what do you mean!--he took ill and died of a low fever, always being a sparing and a spare man, fule been a good son, and I think I meant to have been one.
I was struck down by low fever, and sentence was pronounced on me by my fellow-lodgers: 'Ah, poor thing, her troubles will soon be at an end!'
Then came an illness, something in the nature of a low fever, which all at once removed him to a great distance from the perplexing actualities, from his very room, even.
 The symptoms include nausea, vomiting, and abdominal cramps, low fever and headache.
The sore arm, low fever or mild rash your child might experience after the vaccine is well worth the protection it provides to them and those around them.
The symptoms of IE are the same as those of any bacterial or viral infection and range from a high fever and chills to a low fever and night sweats.
The ousted Prime Minister was diagnosed with a low fever.
Its symptoms include sore throat, low fever, and swollen glands in the neck.
Shaheda and her family were surprised heavily after getting the shocking news as she didn't feel any kind of pain or other symptoms, she just used to get low fever in the last few months.
Other symptoms may include fatigue, loss of appetite, low fever, and a general feeling of being unwell.