Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Chronic (Page: 254)

Chron"ic (?), a. [L. chronicus, Gr. concerning time, from time: cf. F. chronique.]

1. Relating to time; according to time.

2. Continuing for a long time; lingering; habitual. Chronic disease, one which is inveterate, of long continuance, or progresses slowly, in distinction from an acute disease, which speedly terminates.