ailing


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ail

 (āl)
v. ailed, ail·ing, ails
v.intr.
To feel ill or have pain: has been ailing for weeks.
v.tr.
To cause physical or mental pain or uneasiness to; trouble. See Synonyms at trouble.

[Middle English eilen, from Old English eglian, from egle, troublesome.]

ailing

(ˈeɪlɪŋ)
adj
unwell or unsuccessful
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ailing - somewhat ill or prone to illnessailing - somewhat ill or prone to illness; "my poor ailing grandmother"; "feeling a bit indisposed today"; "you look a little peaked"; "feeling poorly"; "a sickly child"; "is unwell and can't come to work"
ill, sick - affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"

ailing

adjective
1. weak, failing, poor, flawed, unstable, feeble, unsatisfactory, deficient, unsound A rise in overseas sales is good news for the ailing economy.
2. ill, suffering, poorly, diseased, sick, weak, crook (Austral. & N.Z. informal), feeble, invalid, debilitated, sickly, unwell, infirm, off colour, under the weather (informal), indisposed She stopped working to care for her ailing mother.

ailing

adjective
Affected or tending to be affected with minor health problems:
Translations

ailing

[ˈeɪlɪŋ] ADJ [person] → enfermo, achacoso; [industry, economy] → debilitado

ailing

[ˈeɪlɪŋ] adj
[organization, economy] → malade
(old-fashioned) (= ill) [person] → souffrant(e)

ailing

adj (lit)kränklich, kränkelnd; (fig) industry, economy etckrankend, krank

ailing

[ˈeɪlɪŋ] adjinfermo/a, sofferente; (fig, economy, industry) → in difficoltà

ailing

a. achacoso-a, enfermizo-a.
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When something fresh in this line came out she was in a fever, right away, to try it; not on herself, for she was never ailing, but on anybody else that came handy.
He was still ailing, it was said, and the Squire nursed him like the proverbial woman.
Earnshaw did not understand jokes from his children: he had always been strict and grave with them; and Catherine, on her part, had no idea why her father should be crosser and less patient in his ailing condition than he was in his prime.
very sorry the prince is still ailing," and after a few more commonplace remarks he rose.
Her favorite dog had been ailing for some time past, and no report of him had reached her that morning.
HINGORJA -- A man namely Mohammad Nawaz Jogi, resident of village Darhon Khan Jogi recorded a protest demonstration for the medical treatment of his ailing son outside the Hingorja Press club on Wednesday.
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Within two hours, COAS respondedto the video request from the ailing child, Ahsan Hussain, and instructed LCC to visit the boy.
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PESHAWAR -- The senior ailing artists, singers and writers appealed to the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak, Advisor to CM Amjad Afridi and Secretary Culture department, Azam Khan to issue directives to the culture department to release aid fund before the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha.
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