malady [illness]

malady [illness]
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  • Illness — Ill ness, n. [From {Ill}.] 1. The condition of being ill, evil, or bad; badness; unfavorableness. [Obs.] The illness of the weather. Locke. [1913 Webster] 2. Disease; indisposition; malady; disorder of health; sickness; as, a short or a severe… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • malady — mal a*dy (m[a^]l [.a]*d[y^]), n.; pl. {Maladies} (m[a^]l [.a]*d[i^]z). [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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • illness — I noun affliction, ailing, ailment, complaint, defect, disability, disease, disorder, infirmity, malady, prostration, sickness associated concepts: mental illness, terminal illness, Unemployment Compensation, Workers Compensation Law II index …   Law dictionary

  • malady — late 13c., from O.Fr. maladie sickness, illness, disease (13c.), from malade ill (12c.), from L. male habitus doing poorly, feeling sick, lit. ill conditioned, from male badly (see MAL (Cf. mal )) + habitus, pp. of habere have, hold (see …   Etymology dictionary

  • malady — [n] disease ache, affection, affliction, ailment, attack, blight, bug*, cancer, complaint, condition, contagion, debility, disability, disorder, distemper, epidemic, fever, flu, ill health, illness, infection, infirmity, inflammation, plague,… …   New thesaurus

  • malady — [mal′ə dē] n. pl. maladies [ME maladie < OFr < malade, sick < VL male habitus, badly kept, out of condition: see MAL & HABIT] a disease; illness; sickness: often used figuratively SYN. DISEASE …   English World dictionary

  • illness — [n] disease; bad health affliction, ailing, ailment, attack, breakdown, bug*, collapse, complaint, confinement, convalescence, disability, diseasedness, disorder, disturbance, dose, failing health, fit, flu, ill health, indisposition, infirmity,… …   New thesaurus

  • malady — [[t]mæ̱lədi[/t]] maladies 1) N COUNT A malady is an illness or disease. [OLD FASHIONED] He was stricken at twenty one with a crippling malady. Syn: illness 2) N COUNT In written English, people sometimes use maladies to refer to serious problems… …   English dictionary

  • malady — A disease or illness. SYN: maladie. [Fr. maladie, illness] * * * mal·a·dy mal əd ē n, pl dies DISEASE, SICKNESS <a fatal malady> * * * mal·a·dy (malґə de) [Fr. mala …   Medical dictionary

  • illness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. sickness, disease. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The state of being sick] Syn. sickness, poor health, failing health, ailing, ill health, infirmity, queasiness, vomiting, indisposition, malaise, disorder,… …   English dictionary for students

  • malady — UK [ˈmælədɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms malady : singular malady plural maladies 1) old fashioned an illness 2) formal a serious problem within a society or organization …   English dictionary

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