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ailment

noun ail·ment \ˈāl-mənt\

: a sickness or illness

Full Definition of AILMENT

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:  a bodily disorder or chronic disease
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Examples of AILMENT

  1. She suffered from a chronic back ailment.
  2. The doctor treated him for a variety of ailments.

First Known Use of AILMENT

1657
AILMENTS Defined for Kids

ailment

noun ail·ment \ˈāl-mənt\

Definition of AILMENT for Kids

:  a sickness or disease
Medical Dictionary

ailment

noun ail·ment \ˈā(ə)l-mənt\

Medical Definition of AILMENT

:  a bodily disorder or chronic disease

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