n. chronic respiratory disease, often arising from allergies
Indoor air pollution may have contributed to the increase in asthma rates since the 1980s.
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He was as radiant, as if his chair, his asthma, and the failure of his limbs, were the various branches of a great invention for enhancing the luxury of a pipe.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
The conventionary began to pant; the asthma of the agony which is mingled with the last breaths interrupted his voice; still, there was a perfect lucidity of soul in his eyes.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context