Definition of 'arthritic'
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This is essentially what causes redness and swelling in an arthritic knee. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was also almost blind and had an arthritic hip. AN UNLIKELY COUNTESS: Lily Budge and the 13th Earl of Galloway (2004)Studies show this chemical can help joint injuries and arthritic conditions. The Sun (2007)The infant might slip through my arthritic fingers at bath time. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The charger is not only too heavy for her to lift but she cannot grasp it with her arthritic fingers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There comes an inevitable time in life when the arthritic old joints become a bit too creaky for swings and chutes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Together with reduced mobility, these changes are typical of arthritic pain. Times, Sunday Times (2009)When the train moves, it is at the speed of an arthritic tortoise. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It kept barging my mother's arthritic hand and she became terrified of it. Times, Sunday Times (2009)My dad is now 68 and his arthritic knee makes it difficult to scale the perimeter fence. Times, Sunday Times (2010)My arthritic hips aren't as up for swinging from the chandelier as they once were. The Sun (2013)The arthritic patient's joints may flare up. An Alternative Approach to Allergies (1990)Or maybe with our arthritic fingers we'll be texting each other pitifully. Times, Sunday Times (2008)SHE has an arthritic shoulder and a damaged hand and she should have been dead years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A knee replacement is a very effective way of curing the pain of an arthritic knee. The Sun (2015)An arthritic tortoise who couldn't walk has been saved by a cobbler who made him special leather boots. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She needs a stick to walk, so tries to win her matches quickly to save her arthritic knees. The Sun (2012)This applies whether acupuncture is used to reduce pain and mobility in an arthritic knee, in addiction or in treating obesity. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A better understanding of joint mechanics has led to new approaches, particularly with arthritic knees. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Pain relief: Japanese studies found people who cried more suffered less arthritic pain. The Sun (2008)It wasn't a sharp pain, more like an arthritic pain which was very uncomfortable. The Sun (2015)The elderly labrador, stiff with arthritic pain, lies down in the road and cannot get up. Times, Sunday Times (2009)To his surprise, his arthritic pains improved dramatically, but worsened if he had to spend time again inside or behind glass. M. E. Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome - How To Live With It (1989)And then there's the one that always gets me - lying under a blanket in the garden watching my retired mother kneeling on her arthritic joints. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A great deal of so-called "arthritic" pain will improve if the athlete cuts out allergic foods and balances the muscles by the "help" points here. Muscle Management (1991)
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Used Occasionally. arthritic is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'arthritic'
British English: arthritic ADJECTIVE
Arthritic is used to describe the condition, the pain, or the symptoms of arthritis.
I developed serious arthritic symptoms and chronic sinusitis.
Definition of arthritic from the Collins English Dictionary
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