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Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Malady Mal"a*dy, n.; pl. Maladies. [F. maladie, fr. malade ill, sick, OF. also, malabde, fr. L. male habitus, i. e., ill-kept, not in good condition. See Malice, and Habit.] 1. Any disease of the human body; a distemper, disorder, or indisposition, proceeding from impaired, defective, or morbid organic functions; especially, a lingering or deep-seated disorder. The maladies of the body may prove medicines to the mind. --Buckminster. 2. A moral or mental defect or disorder. Love's a malady without a cure. --Dryden. Syn: Disorder; distemper; sickness; ailment; disease; illness. See Disease.



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