Definition of valetudinary in English:

valetudinary

adjective

  • 1Suffering from poor health.

    1. 1.1Showing undue concern about one's health.

Pronunciation

valetudinary

/ˌvaləˈt(y)o͞odnˌerē/ /ˌvæləˈt(j)udnˌɛri/

Origin

Late 16th century from Latin valetudinarius (see valetudinarian).