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asthenopia


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Asthenopia  \As`the*no"pi*a\,  n.  [Gr.  'a  priv.  +  sqe`nos  strength 
  +  'w`ps  eye.] 
  Weakness  of  sight.  --Quain.  --  {As`the*nop"ic},  a. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  asthenopia 
  n  :  a  tiredness  of  the  eyes  caused  by  prolonged  close  work  by  a 
  person  with  an  uncorrected  vision  problem  [syn:  {eyestrain}] 




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