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Synonyms for chronic
ˈkrɒn ɪkchron·ic

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  1. chronicadjective

    Antonyms:
    acute

  2. chronicnoun

    A chronic one

    Antonyms:
    acute

  3. chronicnoun

    Prolonged or slow to heal. The opposite of acute.

    Antonyms:
    acute

  4. chronicadjective

    suffering from such affliction

    Chronic patients must learn to live with their condition

    Antonyms:
    acute

  5. chronicadjective

    He's a chronic smoker

    Antonyms:
    acute

  6. chronicadjective

    That concert was chronic

    Antonyms:
    acute

  7. chronicadjective

    They left him in a chronic condition

    Antonyms:
    acute

  8. chronicadjective

    That was cool, chronic in fact

    Antonyms:
    acute

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chronicadjective

    being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering

    "chronic indigestion"; "a chronic shortage of funds"; "a chronic invalid"

    Synonyms:
    inveterate, continuing

    Antonyms:
    acute, unusual, short, subacute

  2. chronic, continuingadjective

    of long duration

    "chronic money problems"

    Synonyms:
    inveterate, continuing

    Antonyms:
    acute, short, subacute, unusual

  3. chronic, inveterateadjective

    habitual

    "a chronic smoker"

    Synonyms:
    inveterate, continuing

    Antonyms:
    subacute, acute, short, unusual

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. chronicadjective

    Synonyms:
    inveterate, deep-seated, of long duration

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. chronicadjective

    Synonyms:
    habitual, lingering, inveterate

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How to use chronic in a sentence?

  1. Alessio Fasano:

    There is a possibility that some groups of individuals with other chronic inflammatory conditions, including autoimmune diseases like diabetes or multiple sclerosis, of course autism ... and schizophrenia ... there could be a subgroup of these individuals that could benefit from embracing a gluten-free diet, for schizophrenia, for example, we're talking about 20% or 25%. That's not a trivial number.

  2. Chensheng Lu:

    I think that case highlights the acute effects of insecticides, the blood cancers highlight the risks of chronic exposure.

  3. Doreen Addrizzo-Harris:

    It’s up to all of us— 110 million Americans live in chronic pain and there is a way to find a meaningful life and purpose while you manage your chronic illness, i think that’s so important.

  4. Chris Skopec:

    People are coming across the border and have no idea where they're going to go, access to chronic medications for chronic conditions -- hypertension, diabetes -- kept coming up. ... How do we access this care ?

  5. Ron Davis:

    We don't know exactly why the cells and plasma are acting this way, or even what they're doing, (But) we clearly see a difference in the way healthy and chronic fatigue syndrome immune cells process stress.


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