What does Asthenic mean?

Asthenic meaning in General Dictionary

Characterized by or related to debility weak devastating

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  • lacking power or vitality
  • having a slender physique
  • described as, or pertaining to, debility; poor; devastating.

Asthenic meaning in Medical Dictionary

1. Weak. With a lack of energy. 2. Having a slender light human body. Ectomorphic. See also: Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome .


Asthenic meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1789, from contemporary Latin, from Greek asthenikos, from asthenes "weak, without strength, feeble" (see asthenia).


Asthenic meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Characterized by, or with respect to, debility; weak; debilitating.