Adynamic Ad`y*nam"ic, a. [Cf. F. adynamique. See {Adynamy}.] 1. (Med.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, debility of the vital powers; weak. [1913 Webster]

2. (Physics) Characterized by the absence of power or force. [1913 Webster]

{Adynamic fevers}, malignant or putrid fevers attended with great muscular debility. [1913 Webster]

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  • adynamic — index languid, nonsubstantial (not sturdy), powerless Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • adynamic — Relating to adynamia. * * * ady·nam·ic .ā (.)dī nam ik, .ad ə nam adj characterized by or causing a loss of strength or function <adynamic fevers such as typhoid> <adynamic ileus> * * * ady·nam·ic (a di namґik) asthenic …   Medical dictionary

  • adynamic — adjective Etymology: Greek adynamia lack of strength, from a + dynamis power, from dynasthai to be able Date: 1829 characterized by or causing a loss of strength or function < adynamic ileus > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • adynamic — See adynamia. * * * …   Universalium

  • adynamic — adjective Not dynamic; without strength or vigor. See Also: adynamia …   Wiktionary

  • adynamic — adj. weak, lacking in force …   English contemporary dictionary

  • adynamic — cyanamid …   Anagrams dictionary

  • adynamic — ady·nam·ic …   English syllables

  • adynamic — /ˌeɪdaɪˈnæmɪk/ (say .ayduy namik), /ædə / (say aduh ) adjective lacking strength; asthenic. {a 6 + dynamic} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • adynamic —   a. lacking strength; causing weakness.    ♦ adynamia, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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