Synonyms for chronic

Synonyms for (adjective) chronic

Synonyms: chronic

Definition: being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suffering

Usage: chronic indigestion; a chronic shortage of funds; a chronic invalid

Similar words: degenerative

Definition: (of illness) marked by gradual deterioration of organs and cells along with loss of function

Usage: degenerative diseases of old age


Synonyms: chronic, inveterate

Definition: habitual

Usage: a chronic smoker

Similar words: usual

Definition: occurring or encountered or experienced or observed frequently or in accordance with regular practice or procedure

Usage: grew the usual vegetables; the usual summer heat; came at the usual time; the child's usual bedtime


Synonyms: continuing, chronic

Definition: of long duration

Usage: chronic money problems

Similar words: long

Definition: primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified

Usage: a long life; a long boring speech; a long time; a long friendship; a long game; long ago; an hour long