malaise


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mal·aise

 (mă-lāz′, -lĕz′)
n.
1. A vague feeling of bodily discomfort, as at the beginning of an illness.
2. A general sense of depression or unease: "The markets remain mired in a deep malaise" (New York Times).

[French, from Old French : mal-, mal- + aise, ease; see ease.]

malaise

(mæˈleɪz)
n
1. a feeling of unease or depression
2. (Pathology) a mild sickness, not symptomatic of any disease or ailment
3. a complex of problems affecting a country, economy, etc: Bulgaria's economic malaise.
[C18: from Old French, from mal bad + aise ease]

ma•laise

(mæˈleɪz, -ˈlɛz, mə-)

n.
1. a condition of general bodily weakness or discomfort, often marking the onset of a disease.
2. a vague feeling of discomfort or unease.
3. an unhealthy or disordered condition.
[1760–70; < French, Old French; see mal-, ease]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.malaise - physical discomfort (as mild sickness or depression)malaise - physical discomfort (as mild sickness or depression)
discomfort, uncomfortableness - the state of being tense and feeling pain

malaise

noun unease, illness, depression, anxiety, weakness, sickness, discomfort, melancholy, angst, disquiet, doldrums, lassitude, enervation He complained of depression, headaches and malaise.
Translations

malaise

[mæˈleɪz] Nmalestar m

malaise

[mæˈleɪz] nmalaise m

malaise

nUnwohlsein nt; (fig)Unbehagen nt; I have a vague feeling of malaise about the futuremich überkommt ein leises Unbehagen, wenn ich an die Zukunft denke

malaise

[mæˈleɪz] nmalessere m

ma·laise

n. malestar, indisposición, molestia.

malaise

n malestar m general, sensación f de estar enfermo
References in classic literature ?
Babcock's moral malaise, I am afraid, lay deeper than where any definition of mine can reach it.
Sepp Blatter a aussi evoque son malaise survenu debut novembre : [beaucoup moins que] J'etais tout pres [de la mort, ndlr] (-) J'etais entre les Anges qui chantaient et le Diable qui mettait du feu.
Todd Malaise, owner of Malaise Law Firm, will serve as co-counsel.
Weeklong samples are collected continuously using 30 Malaise traps positioned across an urban-to-less-urban swath of Los Angeles.
In this message on International Anti Corruption Day to be observed today (Monday), President said that the observance of International Anti-Corruption Day serves to remind us of the grave threat that the malaise of corruption poses to the human beings and of its corrosive effects to the very fabric of our societies.
A large percentage of this problem is due to the modern malaise -- children's indiscriminate love for fast food and commercially engineered snacks and drinks packed with food additives, a malaise that owes its presence not only to the fast food industry's tireless gimmicks to lure children, but also to a flaccid parental approach, which cannot seem to ignore these gimmicks.
Manmohan Singh on Monday said that the Indian media must fight the malaise of 'paid news' and advocates media freedom.
Technics and time, 3; cinematic time and the question of malaise.
NEW Scotland manager Craig Levein has vowed to try to end the malaise he feels has engulfed the Scottish game.
NEW Scotland boss Craig Levein has vowed to try to end the malaise he feels has engulfed the Scottish game.
Murphy and Vernon said, "The uncertainty of our ongoing funding and the presence of yet another government review are part of a debilitating malaise.
A 53-year-old US serviceman was seen at our clinic on September 8, 2006; he reported a 2-day history of fever, malaise, and rash.