Chronic in a sentence as an adjective

* Only people without a history of chronic illness can get free health care.

Maybe it's the chronic lack of sleep, maybe it's malnutrition, maybe it's stress, or maybe it's ***** or alcohol.

People that are happy and do not suffer from chronic stress are much more productive employees.

If someone told you that they were prescribed diacetylmorphine for chronic pain, what would you say?

I plan to take the next couple days off, just cuz. I can do that whenever, of course and often do, because I have a chronic illness which is exacerbated by stress.

I got better for a while, but then a series of viral infections landed me with chronic fatigue syndrome.

He can't afford to drive, so he's walking to the fuckin' job interviews, which sucks because the shrapnel in his *** is givin' him chronic hemorrhoids.

In vivo tests on human blood serum obtained from healthy people and patients with chronic pancreatitis, PanIn, pancreatic cancer revealed the same trends..

So now my buddy's out of work and he can't afford to drive, so he's walking to the fuckin' job interviews, which sucks 'cause the schrapnel in his *** is givin' him chronic hemorroids.

And at least for me who is fortunate enough that this was not a chronic way of life, one thing that weighed on my mind was how I was spending my time and whether I was doing enough to make sure I wasn't so broke all the time.

Actually I worked as a synthetic organic chemist in a previous life and I was always much more afraid of the chronic systemic poisons than the things that blew up. It's one thing to have something go boom in your fume hood and quite another to get a drop of something on your glove that you don't even notice and then later that week all your hair starts falling out and everything tastes like metal.

I believe Malcolm Gladwell wrote an article about chronic homelessness a few years ago, about Denver rolling out a program to take some number of homeless folks and set them up in an apartment free of charge with on-site nursing 24/7, and it was saving the city millions just by keeping them out of the ER.

About 25 percent of the homelessness population has serious mental illness, including such diagnoses as chronic depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorders, and severe personality disorders.> Substance use is also prevalent among homeless populations.

Chronic definitions


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


of long duration; "chronic money problems"

See also: continuing


habitual; "a chronic smoker"

See also: inveterate