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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chronically, inveterateadverb

    in a habitual and longstanding manner

    "smoking chronically"

  2. chronicallyadverb

    in a slowly developing and long lasting manner

    "chronically ill persons"


  1. chronicallyadverb

    In a chronic manner, or to a chronic degree

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chronically in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chronically in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of chronically in a Sentence

  1. Parveen Garg:

    Vital exhaustion is associated with increased inflammation and increased activation of the body's physiologic stress response, when these two things are chronically activated that can have serious and damaging effects on the heart tissue, which could then eventually lead to the development of this arrhythmia.

  2. Marshall Gittler:

    Given the fact that Greece will not have an official government in place at that time, the ECB may have to wait, the euro has not been able to sustain any rallies this year and so looks chronically weak.

  3. Karen Allbright:

    For anybody who is chronically disorganized or is so busy that they can’t manage all the details, they call us.

  4. Mark Krockenberger:

    Once they're chronically infected, they're often able to live reasonably happily, they just can't breed.

  5. World Food Programme:

    In northern Ghana, 30 percent of children under five are stunted or chronically malnourished, this not only affects their growth but also their educational development and economic potential, and consequently the future of the country.

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    in or of the month preceding the present one
    • A. articulate
    • B. ultimo
    • C. occlusive
    • D. equivalent

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