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chron·ic

chronic

 
 
pronunciation:
kra nihk
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: tending to a certain behavior or illness over a long time or without stopping.
He is a chronic liar.
synonyms:
constant, habitual, incessant
antonyms:
occasional
similar words:
continual, lifelong
definition 2: happening often for a long period of time or without stopping.
His chronic stealing was a serious problem.Her mother suffers from chronic back pain.
synonyms:
persistent
antonyms:
temporary
similar words:
frequent, successive
derivation: chronically (adv.)
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