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valetudinarian

val·e·tu·di·nar·i·an

valetudinarian

pronunciation:
vae l tu dih neI ri n
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person confined or incapacitated by poor health; invalid.
definition 2: one who is excessively or morbidly concerned with his or her ailments.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, pertaining to, or characterized by prolonged poor health; invalid.
definition 2: showing excessive or morbid concern with one's own ailments.
derivation: valetudinarianism (n.)