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Synonyms for chronic
ˈkrɒn ɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chronic(adj)

    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, continuing(adj)

    of long duration

    "chronic money problems"

    Synonyms:
    inveterate, continuing

    Antonyms:
    acute, short, subacute, unusual

  3. chronic, inveterate(adj)

    habitual

    "a chronic smoker"

    Synonyms:
    inveterate, continuing

    Antonyms:
    subacute, acute, short, unusual

Wiktionary

  1. chronic(noun)

    Antonyms:
    acute

  2. chronic(noun)

    That continues over an extended period of time.

    Antonyms:
    acute

  3. chronic(noun)

    Prolonged or slow to heal. The opposite of acute.

    Antonyms:
    acute

  4. chronic(adjective)

    suffering from such affliction

    Chronic patients must learn to live with their condition

    Antonyms:
    acute

  5. chronic(adjective)

    He's a chronic smoker

    Antonyms:
    acute

  6. chronic(adjective)

    That concert was chronic

    Antonyms:
    acute

  7. chronic(adjective)

    They left him in a chronic condition

    Antonyms:
    acute

  8. chronic(adjective)

    That was cool, chronic in fact

    Antonyms:
    acute

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. chronic(a.)

    Synonyms:
    inveterate, deep-seated, of long duration

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. chronic(a)

    Synonyms:
    habitual, lingering, inveterate

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How to use chronic in a sentence?

  1. Holly Phillips:

    When you lie on your back, mucus collects in your sinus cavities, which can lead to secondary infections or chronic sinusitis.

  2. Dominic Haslam:

    It is in the field of the Neglected Tropical Diseases where we are most often in communities facing high levels of chronic insecurity, subject either to long-term conflict or frequent flashpoints.

  3. Derek Scissors:

    China's problems are chronic, not acute.

  4. Piet Chielens:

    A lot of the effects did not kill you but they were lasting. You have chronic bronchitis, pneumonia, the veterans of the war took it with them to their graves.

  5. Timothy Cunningham:

    What we do know from other studies that have documented changes in mortality and changes in life expectancy over time is that they are often associated with improvements in health care access, such as screening for chronic conditions, regular followup visits, taking medication regularly, where we live determines our health; it determines our quality of housing, the schools we attend, our employment opportunities.

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