Results for valetudinarian

Definitions of valetudinarian:

part of speech: adjective

In poor health; seeking to recover health; overanxious about one's own health and that of others. Also, valetudinary.

part of speech: noun

A person of weak or sickly constitution.

part of speech: noun

An invalid or sickly person; a person whose chief interest is health.

part of speech: adjective

Sickly; seeking to recover health.

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