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Ailment definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

A'ILMENT, n. Disease; indisposition; morbid affection of the body; but the word is not applied ordinarily to acute diseases.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining [syn: ailment, complaint, ill]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1703 1. a bodily disorder or chronic disease 2. unrest, uneasiness

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. an illness, esp. a minor one.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ailment Ail"ment, n. Indisposition; morbid affection of the body; -- not applied ordinarily to acute diseases. ``Little ailments.'' --Landsdowne.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(ailments) An ailment is an illness, especially one that is not very serious. The pharmacist can assist you with the treatment of common ailments. = affliction N-COUNT

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Disease, ail, illness, sickness, ailing, indisposition, malady, distemper, disorder, complaint, infirmity, weakness.

Moby Thesaurus

abnormality, acute disease, affection, affliction, allergic disease, allergy, atrophy, bacterial disease, birth defect, blight, cardiovascular disease, chronic disease, circulatory disease, complaint, complication, condition, congenital defect, defect, deficiency disease, deformity, degenerative disease, disability, disease, disorder, disquiet, disquietude, distemper, endemic, endemic disease, endocrine disease, epidemic disease, ferment, functional disease, fungus disease, gastrointestinal disease, genetic disease, handicap, hereditary disease, iatrogenic disease, ill, illness, indisposition, infectious disease, infirmity, inquietude, malady, malaise, morbidity, morbus, muscular disease, neurological disease, nutritional disease, occupational disease, organic disease, pandemic disease, pathological condition, pathology, plant disease, protozoan disease, psychosomatic disease, queasiness, respiratory disease, restiveness, restlessness, rockiness, secondary disease, seediness, sickishness, sickness, signs, symptomatology, symptomology, symptoms, syndrome, the pip, turmoil, urogenital disease, virus disease, wasting disease, worm disease



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