chronically chronically  /ˈkrɑ nɪ kə li/

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) in a habitual and longstanding manner
  2. (adv) in a slowly developing and long lasting manner

Usage(s):

  1. To chronically starving Asia, reports of the new rice sounded like an invitation to a feast.
  2. R For those 65 years and older or chronically ill, who could be hardest hit by any epidemicbivalent shots.
  3. Evangelicalism worries chronically about its youth.

News

  1. Author and Veteran Caregiver, Peter Rosenberger, Offers 5 Alternative Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Caregiving Dads

    With an increasing number of fathers serving as caregivers for their spouses or loved ones, Standing With Hope president and 27-year caregiver, Peter W. Rosenberger, offers creative gift ideas for those dads caring for an elderly or chronically ill loved one. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10812787.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. DCF mired in controversy over foster care providers

    In what some are likening to a ‘hostile takeover,’ chronically troubled DCF is trying to tighten its control of independent local child welfare providers.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Miami Herald

  3. Proposals Reignite Debate Over Downtown's Homeless Population - Miami-Dade - MiamiHerald.com

    A political battle is mounting over the chronically homeless in downtown Miami. In one corner: the Miami City Commission, led by Chairman Marc Sarnoff, and the semi-autonomous Downtown Development Authority.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

Quotes

  1. Praising the work of faith-based groups, Bush said: "Through their partnerships with the government, these organizations have helped reduce the number of chronically homeless by nearly 12 percent - getting more than 20,000 Americans off the streets....
    on Jun 28, 2008 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. After all, as President Barack Obama told The New York Times, the "chronically ill and those toward the end of their lives are accounting for potentially 80 percent of the total health care bill out here."
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: San Angelo Standard Times

  3. "If we don't act now, the recession will accelerate," Waxman said. "Over 6 million people will lose their health insurance, states will cut Medicaid and sick, chronically ill and disabled Americans will be hurt."
    on Jan 22, 2009 By: Henry Waxman Source: FOXNews

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