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Another word for chronic

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Adjective
  1. Familiar through repetition

    See also:

    usual

  2. Subject to a disease or habit for a long time

    See also:

    continue

Another word for chronic

Synonym Study

  • Hardened implies fixed tendencies and a callous indifference to emotional or moral considerations a hardened criminal
  • Confirmed suggests fixedness in some condition or practice, often from a deep-seated aversion to change a confirmed bachelor
  • Inveterate implies firm establishment as a result of continued indulgence over a long period of time an inveterate liar
  • Chronic suggests long duration or frequent recurrence and is used especially of diseases or habits that resist all efforts to eradicate them chronic sinusitis