malaise


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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
References in classic literature ?
Babcock's moral malaise, I am afraid, lay deeper than where any definition of mine can reach it.
Par ailleurs, le president tunisien Beji Caid Essebsi, age de 92 ans, est dans un etat [beaucoup moins que] critique [beaucoup plus grand que] apres avoir ete hospitalise pour un grave malaise, ont annonce un de ses conseillers et la presidence.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Monday said that the parasites that looted and plundered national economy for ten years, were responsible for present economic malaise.
Le dUu[c]funt Ahmed Zineddine Ahmouda avait Uu[c]tUu[c] admis au service des urgences du CHU-Benbadis dans lae1/4aoaprUuA s-midi de dimanche suite Uu un malaise cardiaque.
A year after President Duterte assumed office, why is there a seeming feeling of malaise among many Filipinos?
A flulike illness with fever, myalgias, and malaise was second most common (28% of cases), followed by hand/foot/ mouth syndrome (8%), pleurodynia (3%), fever with viral rash (3%), and aseptic meningitis (1%).
2012), and Malaise traps (Malaise 1937; Townes 1972), which are large, mesh fabric flight interception traps that collect flying insects when they contact a vertical central portion and move up a sloping roof to a collection container.
ILI is defined as a medical diagnosis of possible influenza or other illness causing a set of common symptoms, such as fever, body malaise, coryza (colds) cough and sore throat.
gibbosus Gonzalez-Moreno & Bordera, 2010 fue descrita a partir de colectas realizadas con trampa Malaise en el estado de Yucatan (Gonzalez-Moreno et al.