1. chronic

adjective. ['ˈkrɑːnɪk'] being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering.


  • unusualness

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Rhymes with Chronic

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How do you pronounce chronic?

Pronounce chronic as ˈkrɑnɪk.

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Sentences with chronic

1. Adjective
Diabetes and obesity are other chronic diseases that may be prevented with the aid of a healthy diet.

Quotes about chronic

1. It's very important that we re-learn the art of resting and relaxing. Not only does it help prevent the onset of many illnesses that develop through chronic tension and worrying; it allows us to clear our minds, focus, and find creative solutions to problems.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

2. Chronic anxiety is a state more undesirable than any other, and we will try almost any maneuver to eliminate it. Modern man is living in anxious anticipation of destruction. Such anxiety can be easily eliminated by self-destruction. As a German saying puts it: 'Better an end with terror than a terror without end.
- Robert E. Neale, The Art of Dying

3. I do not think that tragedy is our natural fate and I do not live in chronic dread of disaster. It is no happiness, but suffering that I consider unnatural. It is not success, but calamity that I regard as the abnormal exception in Human Life.
- Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

2. chronic

adjective. ['ˈkrɑːnɪk'] habitual.


  • inveterate


  • uncommon
  • strange

3. chronic

adjective. ['ˈkrɑːnɪk'] of long duration.


  • long


  • discontinued
  • improvident