adverb see chronic

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  • chronically — adverb 1. in a habitual and longstanding manner smoking chronically • Syn: ↑inveterate 2. in a slowly developing and long lasting manner chronically ill persons • Ant: ↑acutely • Derived from adjecti …   Useful english dictionary

  • chronically — adv. Chronically is used with these adjectives: ↑congested, ↑depressed, ↑homeless, ↑ill, ↑infected, ↑inflamed, ↑shy, ↑sick, ↑unemployed …   Collocations dictionary

  • chronically — chronic ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of an illness or problem) persisting for a long time. 2) having a persistent illness or bad habit. 3) Brit. informal very bad. DERIVATIVES chronically adverb chronicity noun. ORIGIN Greek khronikos of time , from khron …   English terms dictionary

  • chronically — See chronic. * * * …   Universalium

  • chronically — adverb In a chronic manner, or to a chronic degree …   Wiktionary

  • chronically — adv. in a chronic manner, lingeringly, for a long period of time …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chronically — chron·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

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  • chronically ill — constantly sick, sick with a recurring disease …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chronic — chronically, adv. chronicity /kro nis i tee/, n. /kron ik/, adj. 1. constant; habitual; inveterate: a chronic liar. 2. continuing a long time or recurring frequently: a chronic state of civil war. 3. having long had a disease, habit, weakness, or …   Universalium

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