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.