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Definitions of rheumatism:

part of speech: noun

1. Rheumatic fever; an acute, probably infectious, disease, characterized by fever, profuse perspirations, painful inflammation and swelling of one or more of the joints, and often endocarditis; called also acute articular r. 2. An indefinite term applied to various conditions characterized by pains in the muscles, joints, and fibrous tissues.

part of speech: noun


part of speech: noun

Feverish affection with pains in bones and joints.

Usage examples for rheumatism:

  • You have no business to go without it with your rheumatism "The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill", Winston Churchill
  • " I am afraid old Michael won't be able to come and shovel us out, on account of his rheumatism said Mrs. Owen. "Peggy in Her Blue Frock", Eliza Orne White
  • If anybody was responsible for Mrs. Ballinger's rheumatism it was Hitchin. "Mr. Waddington of Wyck", May Sinclair

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