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ailment

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noun ail·ment \ˈāl-mənt\

Simple Definition of ailment

  • : a sickness or illness

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ailment

  1. 1 :  a bodily disorder or chronic disease

  2. 2 :  unrest, uneasiness

Examples of ailment in a sentence

  1. She suffered from a chronic back ailment.

  2. The doctor treated him for a variety of ailments.



1657

First Known Use of ailment

1657


AILMENT Defined for Kids

ailment

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noun ail·ment \ˈāl-mənt\

Definition of ailment for Students

  1. :  a sickness or disease




Medical Dictionary

ailment

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noun ail·ment \ˈā(ə)l-mənt\

Medical Definition of ailment

  1. :  a bodily disorder or chronic disease





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