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malady

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noun mal·a·dy \ˈma-lə-dē\

Simple Definition of malady

  • : a disease or illness

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of malady

plural maladies

  1. 1 :  a disease or disorder of the animal body

  2. 2 :  an unwholesome or disordered condition

Examples of malady in a sentence

  1. <in the olden days people were always suffering from some unknown malady>



Origin of malady

Middle English maladie, from Anglo-French, from malade sick, from Latin male habitus in bad condition


First Known Use: 13th century


MALADY Defined for Kids

malady

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noun mal·a·dy \ˈma-lə-dē\

Definition of malady for Students

plural maladies

  1. :  a disease or disorder of the body or mind




Medical Dictionary

malady

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noun mal·a·dy \ˈmal-əd-ē\

Medical Definition of malady

plural maladies

  1. :  disease, sickness <a fatal malady>





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