debility


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Synonyms for debility

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the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age)

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A similar debility has stood them in good stead in attacking soft targets like markets, shopping malls, places of worship, courts and public places.
As well as her advanced multiple sclerosis, her death certificate gave the causes of death as severe pressure sores and general debility – a gradual sinking and wasting away of mind or body.
In fact, the International Tribunal has paved the way for the Lebanese justice to carry out to its role, once again, after suffering debility and weakness, Rizk noted.
The five other leading diagnoses are: heart disease, debility, dementia (this includes Alzheimer's disease), lung disease, and stroke.
Abbey also hyped a book he titled, "The Sexual System and its Derangements'': "It tells about Manhood, Womanhood, Sex, Beauty, Marriage, Nervous and Sexual Debility, languor, tiresome feelings, unsociability, bashfulness, cowardice, irritable temper, forgetfulness, gloomy forebodings, unfitness for business, inability to reason or concentrate the mind or meet the gaze of others, unfixedness of purpose, trembling, staggering, pasty skin, hollow eyes, blunted sense, scanty beard, and a thousand symptoms which usher in Palsy, Idiocy, Insanity and all kinds of diseases.
We like Berger's technology not only because it is a technical breakthrough of the highest order, which could restore patients with a crippling debility to their full selves, but also because it could change our conception of what it means to be human.
In 2012 almost two million workers reported living with a debility or illness caused by their work, musculoskeletal and mental health accounting for the vast majority, and 115,000 workers needed over three days off as a direct result of workplace injuries.
The person who may be helped by Caulophyllum may have a history of miscarriage due to uterine debility.
Symptoms are similar to hay fever, including itchy eyes, streaming or blocked noses, sore throats, breathing difficulties and general debility.
To begin with all pregnancy related symptoms may be more aggravated in form like morning sickness, fatigue and debility nutritional deficiencies.
General debility, caused by severe or long standing illnesses like typhoid, syphilis, chronic cold, influenza and anemia, also gives rise to this disorder.
We were concerned, due to the severe myopathy and debility, that extubation after general anaesthesia might not be possible.
Currently, it's best targeted for the older patient at high surgical risk, more than 80 years old, bad heart function, previous heart surgery, lung disease, COPD and general debility," says Cleveland Clinic cardiac surgeon Marc Gillinov.
The denouement is starkly awful: debility probably, depression possibly.
However, despite the debility, he worked from home.