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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 chron·ic /ˈkrɑnɪk/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 chron·ic /-ɪkəl/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chron·ic a.
 1. Relating to time; according to time.
 2. Continuing for a long time; lingering; habitual.
 Chronic disease, one which is inveterate, of long continuance, or progresses slowly, in distinction from an acute disease, which speedly terminates.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long
             suffering; "chronic indigestion"; "a chronic shortage
             of funds"; "a chronic invalid" [ant: acute]
      2: having a habit of long standing; "a chronic smoker" [syn: confirmed,
          habitual, inveterate(a)]