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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
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