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ailment

ailment

noun ail·ment \ˈāl-mənt\

: a sickness or illness

Full Definition of AILMENT

1
:  a bodily disorder or chronic disease

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

ailment

noun ail·ment \ˈā(ə)l-mənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AILMENT

:  a bodily disorder or chronic disease

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