An inflammation of the larynx, often characterized by a temporary loss of voice.
Webster's New World
Origin of Laryngitis
Attested since 1822 CE; from Latinlarynx, from Ancient Greek λάρυγξ (larunks), +"Ž -itis.
Laryngitis Sentence Examples
We talk about the previous nights show and Carl informs us he has laryngitis.
Other viral infections may also strike the patient, including croup, bronchitis, laryngitis, or viral pneumonia.
For these reasons it may also be given with advantage to children suffering from acute bronchitis or acute laryngitis.
Formerly used in every fever, and even in the septic states that constantly followed surgical operations in the pre-Listerian epoch, aconite is now employed only in the earliest stage of the less serious fevers, such as acute tonsilitis, bronchitis and, notably, laryngitis.
The evening started with a rather doomed set from Fury of the Headteachers, Sorry, I've got laryngitis.