- anaemic (US anemic) ► ADJECTIVE 1) suffering from anaemia. 2) lacking spirit or vitality.
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Anaemic — A*n[ae]m ic, a. Of or pertaining to an[ae]mia. [1913 Webster] || … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
anaemic — (adj.) c.1840; see ANAEMIA (Cf. anaemia) + IC (Cf. ic). Figurative sense by 1898 … Etymology dictionary
anaemic — [[t]əni͟ːmɪk[/t]] (in AM, use anemic) 1) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ Someone who is anaemic suffers from anaemia. Losing a lot of blood makes you tired and anaemic. 2) ADJ GRADED If you describe something as anaemic, you mean that it is not as… … English dictionary
anaemic — a|nae|mic also anemic AmE [əˈni:mık] adj 1.) suffering from anaemia ▪ his anaemic looking face 2.) written seeming weak and uninteresting ▪ an anaemic first novel … Dictionary of contemporary English
anaemic — especially BrE anemic AmE adjective 1 suffering from anaemia 2 seeming weak and uninteresting: an anaemic performance of King Lear anaemically /kli/ adverb … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
anaemic — UK [əˈniːmɪk] / US [əˈnɪmɪk] adjective 1) suffering from anaemia 2) weak or not effective Their decor was expensive but rather anaemic … English dictionary
anaemic — anaemia, anaemic are spelt ae in BrE and e or ae in AmE … Modern English usage
anaemic — chiefly British variant of anemic … New Collegiate Dictionary
anaemic — /euh nee mik/, adj. anemic. * * * … Universalium
anaemic — a|nae|mic [ ə nimık ] another spelling of anemic … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English