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adjective chronic pronunciation in American English /ˈkrɑnɪk/
  1. 2
    a chronic problem is always happening or returning and is very difficult to solve
    a chronic shortage of food/money/resources
  2. 3
    [usually before noun] doing something again and again, especially something harmful that you are unable or unwilling to stop doing
    a chronic liar/smoker/workaholic
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  3. 4
    British informal very bad
    The movie was pretty chronic, but we had a good laugh.
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 chronic pronunciation in American English /ˈkrɑnɪkli/ adverb
chronically sick patients


… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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