• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Asthmatical Of or pertaining to asthma; as, an asthmatic cough; liable to, or suffering from, asthma; as, an asthmatic patient.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • asthmatical Same as asthmatic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Asthmatical pertaining to or affected by asthma
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. asthmaticus, Gr.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. asthma, asthmat-osaz-ein, to breathe hard, a-ein, to blow.


In literature:

As the colonel came in gasping asthmatically, he found his daughter waiting for him.
"A Certain Rich Man" by William Allen White
The diseases to which the monks of St. Bernard are liable are pulmonary, and the greater number become asthmatic.
"The Andes and the Amazon" by James Orton
The inspector was a good-tempered, fat old fellow, with red cheeks and an asthmatic cough.
"Russia" by Various
He was still wheezing asthmatically, but there seemed to be no change in the rhythm of his breathing.
"Police Your Planet" by Lester del Rey
Something gurgled asthmatically in the darkness.
"The Girl on the Boat" by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
He was a former horse-dealer, a stout asthmatic man with perpetual wheezings and blowings and rattlings of phlegm in his throat.
"The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 1 (of 8)" by Guy de Maupassant
By the time the old man had covered a hundred feet, his breath came in quick asthmatic gasps.
"Black Bruin" by Clarence Hawkes
With one hand upon a shoulder of each of his assistants, the doctor, with an asthmatical effort, rises.
"Rattlin the Reefer" by Edward Howard
I suspect it's that asthmatic affection that has troubled me of late.
"The Lonely Island" by R.M. Ballantyne
Near Givors, at eight o'clock at night, within twenty kilometres of Lyons, the motor gave a weak asthmatic gasp, and stopped short.
"The Automobilist Abroad" by M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield

In poetry:

"Ah, Printerman, you're straying
Afar from 'stick' and type--
Your heart has 'gone a-maying,'
And you taste old kisses, ripe
Again on lips that pucker
At your old asthmatic pipe!
"The Ancient Printman" by James Whitcomb Riley
And then he reads from paper and book,
In a low and husky asthmatic tone,
With the stolid sameness of posture and look
Of one who reads to himself alone;
And hour after hour on my senses come
That husky wheeze and that dolorous hum.
"The Demon Of The Study" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

How a 'scrawny asthmatic ' climbed the world's mountains.
A Shining Example of Healthcare That Works: Home Visits for Asthmatic Kids.
A mother who smokes cigarettes was ordered by a judge today to give up custody of her 8-year-old asthmatic daughter because the child was in danger from the smoke.
Rand Paul claims asthmatics have nothing to fear from pollution.
John Shade, Your Fortune's Made (Asthmatic Kitty).
The new Passat Sport looks the part, both inside and out, but is badly let down by an asthmatic and old-fashioned engine.
"As a child I was an asthmatic and I was diagnosed with a heart defect when I was 9," said Peyton Conrey, who is a senior.
The 11q13.5 locus was significantly associated with atopic status among asthmatics (OR 1.33, p=7×10 ?4 ), suggesting that it is a risk factor for allergic but not non-allergic asthma.
White was a solitary, precocious, asthmatic child and at thirteen was sent to an English boarding school, a miserable experience.
How a ' scrawny asthmatic' climbed mountains.
At 11 years old he was scrawny and asthmatic.
How a ' scrawny asthmatic' climbed the world's mountains.
Asthmatic with shortness of breath and wheezing .
Joseph received his training in the evaluation and treatment of allergic, asthmatic and immunological disorders in adults and children at the New England Medical Center in Boston and the National Jewish Medical and Research Center in Denver.
However, with simple knowledge and preparation, any asthmatic athlete can still have a successful career.