Synonyms of chronic


1. chronic (vs. acute), degenerative

usage: being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering; "chronic indigestion"; "a chronic shortage of funds"; "a chronic invalid"

2. chronic, continuing, long (vs. short)

usage: of long duration; "chronic money problems"

3. chronic, inveterate, usual (vs. unusual)

usage: habitual; "a chronic smoker"

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

Definition and meaning of chronic (Dictionary)