Definition of asthenic in English:

asthenic

adjective

Medicine
  • Relating to, involving, or suffering from asthenia.

    • ‘This condition is seen in tall, asthenic individuals of both sexes.’
    • ‘There has been little understanding of a condition of asthenic wasting.’

Origin

Late 18th century: from Greek asthenikos, from asthenēs ‘weak’.

Pronunciation

asthenic

/asˈTHenik//æsˈθɛnɪk/