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ail·ment

 (āl′mənt)
n.
A physical or mental disorder, especially a mild illness.

ailment

(ˈeɪlmənt)
n
a slight but often persistent illness

ail•ment

(ˈeɪl mənt)

n.
a physical disorder or illness, esp. of a minor or chronic nature.
[1700–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ailment - an often persistent bodily disorder or diseaseailment - an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
pip - a minor nonspecific ailment
kinetosis, motion sickness - the state of being dizzy or nauseated because of the motions that occur while traveling in or on a moving vehicle

ailment

noun illness, disease, complaint, disorder, sickness, affliction, malady, infirmity, lurgy (informal) The pharmacist can assist you with the treatment of common ailments.

ailment

noun
1. A pathological condition of mind or body:
2. A minor illness, especially one of a temporary nature:
Translations
تَوَعُّك الصِّحَه، مَرَض خَفِيف
lehká nemoc
lidelseplage
lasleiki
ľahšia choroba

ailment

[ˈeɪlmənt] Nenfermedad f, achaque m

ailment

[ˈeɪlmənt] naffection f

ailment

nGebrechen nt, → Leiden nt; minor ailmentsleichte Beschwerden pl; inflation, a national ailmentdie Inflation, eine nationale Krankheit; all his little ailmentsall seine Wehwehchen

ailment

[ˈeɪlmənt] nmalanno

ail

(eil) verb
1. to be ill. The old lady has been ailing for some time.
2. to trouble. What ails you?
ˈailment noun
an illness, usually not serious or dangerous. Children often have minor ailments.

ailment

n. dolencia, achaque, indisposición.

ailment

n enfermedad f, achaque m, mal m, molestia, padecimiento
References in classic literature ?
Some of these baths are good for one ailment, some for another; and again, peculiar ailments are conquered by combining the individual virtues of several different baths.
Furthermore, various ailments had begun to cry out.
The pure air, and the long summer hours in the open, gave back life and elasticity to Mattie, and Zeena, with more leisure to devote to her complex ailments, grew less watchful of the girl's omissions; so that Ethan, struggling on under the burden of his barren farm and failing saw-mill, could at least imagine that peace reigned in his house.
Time might never have moved, rain never have fallen, and man alone, with his schemes and ailments, was troubling Nature until he saw her through a veil of tears.
I declare, I think what your worship has proposed is excellent," said Sancho; "and that by this plan we shall find out what we want to know; and if it be that it is only from your worship she is hidden, the misfortune will be more yours than hers; but so long as the lady Dulcinea is well and happy, we on our part will make the best of it, and get on as well as we can, seeking our adventures, and leaving Time to take his own course; for he is the best physician for these and greater ailments.
He could nurse his ailments comfortably on such an income.
She pretended that she was always well now, and concealed her ailments so craftily that we had to probe for them:-
Warranted, in fact, to cure all bodily ailments for ever
We're dreadfully afraid that she's going to lose the sight of one of her eyes, and I always feel that our physical ailments are so apt to turn into mental ailments.
Benjy paused, in hopes of drawing the farmer at once on the subject of his ailments without further direct application.
But he talked of flannel waistcoats," said Marianne; "and with me a flannel waistcoat is invariably connected with aches, cramps, rheumatisms, and every species of ailment that can afflict the old and the feeble.
From those visits to unsanitary Houndsley streets in search of Diamond, he had brought back not only a bad bargain in horse-flesh, but the further misfortune of some ailment which for a day or two had deemed mere depression and headache, but which got so much worse when he returned from his visit to Stone Court that, going into the dining-room, he threw himself on the sofa, and in answer to his mother's anxious question, said, "I feel very ill: I think you must send for Wrench.