VALETUDINARIANS

Noun

valetudinarians

plural of valetudinarian

Source: Wiktionary


VALETUDINARIAN

Val`e*tu`di*na"ri*an, a. Etym: [L. valetudinarius, from valetudo state of health, health, ill health, fr. valere to be strong or well: cf. F. valétudinaire. See Valiant.]

Definition: Of infirm health; seeking to recover health; sickly; weakly; infirm. My feeble health and valetudinarian stomach. Coleridge. The virtue which the world wants is a healthful virtue, not a valetudinarian virtue. Macaulay.

Val`e*tu`di*na"ri*an, n.

Definition: A person of a weak or sickly constitution; one who is seeking to recover health. Valetudinarians must live where they can command and scold. Swift.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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