Definition of


  1. (noun, state) a decrease in size of an organ caused by disease or disuse
  2. (noun, state) any general reduction in vitality and strength of body and mind resulting from a debilitating chronic disease

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Synonyms of Wasting

atrophy, cachexia, cachexy, wasting away

Alternate forms of Wasting

Derivations: waste

Hyponyms: amyotrophia, amyotrophy, kraurosis, tabes

Hypernyms: debility, feebleness, frailness, frailty, infirmity, symptom, valetudinarianism

Words that sound like Wasting

wasting away, weightiness, weighting, westinghouse, wickedness

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