Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The condition of being chronically ill or disabled.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The condition of an invalid; sickness; infirmity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The condition of an invalid; sickness; infirmity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The condition of being an invalid; a state of debility or infirmity; especially, a chronic condition of poor health.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. chronic ill health

Etymologies

invalid +‎ -ism (Wiktionary)

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