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Definition of "invalidism" [in•va•lid•ism]

  • The condition of being chronically ill or disabled. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "invalidism" in a sentence
  • "There is no romance in invalidism, and I do not welcome this weakness."
  • "When I am striding about the hills here I really feel as if my invalidism were a mere piece of malingering."
  • "Froebels; while her invalidism is a complex problem, she has turned to man in her diseases."