valetudinarian

[ val-i-tood-n-air-ee-uh n, -tyood- ]SEE DEFINITION OF valetudinarian

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What is stranger still, with all this he was something of a valetudinarian.

Dr. Howe, with all his energy of body and of mind, was somewhat of a valetudinarian.

Old, used up, valetudinarian, he only revived after a sentence of death.

The Valetudinarian is a man subject to some affliction, imaginary or real, or it may be both.

This valetudinarian majority should make the youngest of us pause and reflect.

Nor was Thoreau a valetudinarian in his physical, moral, or intellectual fiber.

And, Sir, he is a valetudinarian, one of those who are always mending themselves.

At my time of life, a man must expect to be a valetudinarian, and it would be unjust to blame one's native climate for that.

Like Voltaire and Rousseau, he was born dying, and he remained delicate and valetudinarian to the end.

He has been justly, though perhaps harshly, described as a "valetudinarian Grandison."

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