Etymology
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cachectic (adj.)

"pertaining to or characteristic of a bad state of bodily health," 1630s, perhaps via French cachectique (16c.), from Latinized form of Greek kakhektikos "in a bad habit of body" (see cachexia). Cachectical is from 1620s.

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Definitions of cachectic

cachectic (adj.)
relating to or having the symptoms of cachexia;
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