- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)n. disease, illness, malady.II(Roget's IV) n.Syn. disease, illness, sickness, infirmity; see disease .See Synonym Study at disease .III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.illness, malady, affliction. see sicknessIV(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. A pathological condition of mind or body: complaint, disease, disorder, ill, illness, infirmity, malady, sickness. See HEALTH. 2. A minor illness, especially one of a temporary nature: bug, complaint, indisposition, malady. See HEALTH.
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Ailment — Ail ment, n. Indisposition; morbid affection of the body; not applied ordinarily to acute diseases. Little ailments. Landsdowne. [1913 Webster] || … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
ailment — index disability (physical inability), disease, disorder (abnormal condition), pain, trouble Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
ailment — (n.) 1706, from AIL (Cf. ail) + MENT (Cf. ment) … Etymology dictionary
ailment — disorder, condition, affection, malady, *disease, complaint, distemper, syndrome … New Dictionary of Synonyms
ailment — [n] mild sickness ache, bug, complaint, condition, disease, disorder, dose*, flu, illness, indisposition, infirmity, malady, syndrome; concepts 306,316 Ant. health … New thesaurus
ailment — ► NOUN ▪ a minor illness … English terms dictionary
ailment — [āl′mənt] n. any bodily or mental disorder; illness, esp. a mild, chronic one SYN. DISEASE … English World dictionary
ailment — n. a chronic; common; minor ailment * * * [ eɪlmənt] common minor ailment minor ailment a chronic … Combinatory dictionary
ailment — UK [ˈeɪlmənt] / US noun [countable] Word forms ailment : singular ailment plural ailments an illness, usually not a serious one … English dictionary
ailment — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ common, minor, trivial ▪ chronic, serious ▪ childhood ▪ physical ▪ … Collocations dictionary
ailment — [[t]e͟ɪlmənt[/t]] ailments N COUNT An ailment is an illness, especially one that is not very serious. The pharmacist can assist you with the treatment of common ailments. Syn: affliction … English dictionary