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Synonyms for asthenia

an abnormal loss of strength

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In the course of our careers, many of us have run across terms like shell shock, soldier's heart, combat neurosis, combat fatigue, or--get this--Da Costa syndrome, known for more than a century as neurocirculatory asthenia, and a favorite term that my father, an ophthalmic surgeon, used for patients he thought had visual difficulties that were secondary to severe emotional stress.