The nation, as it were, sickened in a marasmus of intellectual inbreeding.
Marasmus is a condition in which the ingested food seems to fail to nourish the body and gradual wasting away occurs.
Inanition or marasmus is the usual cause of death in uncomplicated cases.
Symptoms of anmia and marasmus, or of chronic exudative peritonitis, or of chronic pleurisy.
As the disease ...