What does asthmatic mean?

Definitions for asthmatic
æzˈmæt ɪk, æs-asth·mat·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. asthmaticadjective

    a person suffering from asthma

    "she is a chronic asthmatic"; "the painful gasps of a dying asthmatic"

  2. asthmatic, wheezing, wheezyadjective

    relating to breathing with a whistling sound


  1. asthmaticnoun

    A person who suffers from asthma

  2. asthmaticadjective

    Having the characteristics of asthma, as in an "asthmatic cough"

  3. Etymology: asthmaticus,.


  1. asthmatic

    An asthmatic is a person who suffers from asthma, a chronic respiratory disease characterized by difficulty in breathing due to narrowed or obstructed airways, often accompanied by wheezing, shortness of breath, and coughing. The condition can be triggered by allergies, physical exertion, stress, or environmental factors.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Asthmaticadjective

    alt. of Asthmatical

  2. Asthmaticnoun

    a person affected with asthma

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of asthmatic in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of asthmatic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of asthmatic in a Sentence

  1. Roger McClellan:

    EPA is trying to extrapolate adult clinical test results involving ozone to populations with asthma, and younger populations, i don’t think there is wide agreement today that ozone causes asthma, though it does trigger asthmatic attacks. We have to be mindful that the respiration in these tests is probably greater than on most playgrounds.

  2. Idris Elba:

    Were both good, mentally, just trying to stay optimistic. I hope you guys are, too, keeping yourselves sane and not getting too worried and too panicked, take it from me, I thought I was definitely going to see the worst of it as an asthmatic, but thankfully I came through and you can, too.

  3. Mustapha Zeroual:

    My father is asthmatic and I would never forgive myself if I took the virus home.

  4. Wolfgang TillmansLawsuits:

    I start work in here at 7 a.m. and then work right through to sometimes eight at night. But overall I am so very lucky as an asthmatic whose parents said that I would always be dependent on them to still be doing it, and finally, I think I need to do it, therapeutically. If we go on holiday, I'm no good at lying on the beach. So there's that driving force, and I'd hate to lose that.

  5. Alfred Hitchcock:

    These are bagpipes. I understand the inventor of the bagpipes was inspired when he saw a man carrying an indignant, asthmatic pig under his arm. Unfortunately, the man-made sound never equaled the purity of the sound achieved by the pig.

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