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(Of disease) Persisting over a long period.
suffering from such affliction
that which continues over an extended period of time
medical: prolonged or slow to heal
inveterate or habitual
(of a problem) That which continues over an extended period of time, often associated with suffering ("long suffering").
(medicine) Prolonged or slow to heal. The opposite of acute.
Inveterate or habitual.
(informal) Very bad, awful.
(informal) Extremely serious.
(informal) Good, great, as in "wicked"
A chronic one
(slang) Marijuana, typically of high quality.
(medicine) A condition of extended duration, either continuous or marked by frequent recurrence. Sometimes implies a condition which worsens with each recurrence, though that is not inherent in the term.