general ill health with emaciation, usually occurring in association with cancer or a chronic infectious disease. noun a generally weakened condition of body or mind resulting from any debilitating chronic disease n. cachexia (kə-kěk’sē-ə) Severe weight loss, anorexia, and general debility that occur as a result of chronic disease. Cachetic patients exhibit signs of malnutrition, […]
a hiding place, especially one in the ground, for ammunition, food, treasures, etc.: She hid her jewelry in a little cache in the cellar. anything so hidden: The enemy never found our cache of food. Computers. a temporary storage space or memory that allows fast access to data: Web browser cache; CPU cache. Alaska and […]
to laugh loudly or immoderately. Historical Examples Punchinello, Vol. II., No. 35, November 26, 1870 Various verb (intransitive) to laugh loudly v.