Word of the day: Phthisis 

Say it:thi-ses

Part of speech: Noun

Definition:A progressively wasting or consumptive condition; especially :  pulmonary tuberculosis

Etymology: Greek

Synonyms: Ill, Disease, Virus

Use in a sentence:His mother had suffered from phthisis; and he himself now fell a victim to the same disease.

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