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chronic
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
of something bad:  long-lasting or happening all the time — especially of disease
  • It was a chronic attribute, pervading his entire person.
    4.6 — Part 4 Chapter 6 (8% in)
  • The tone of chronic impatience that ran words together had not altered to pronounce this.
    4.10 — Part 4 Chapter 10 (53% in)
  • The fear of which they thought was not the normal kind, not a response to a tangible danger, but the chronic, unconfessed fear in which they all lived.
    4.18 — Part 4 Chapter 18 (27% in)

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