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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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
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malaise

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

malaise

[mæˈleɪz] Nmalestar m
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malaise

[mæˈleɪz] nmalaise m
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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
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malaise

[mæˈleɪz] nmalessere m
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ma·laise

n. malestar, indisposición, molestia.
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malaise

n malestar m general, sensación f de estar enfermo
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References in periodicals archive ?
Sounds like you have a nasty case of "creeping crud," otherwise known as athlete's foot.