Definition of ailment in English:

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ailment

Pronunciation: /ˈālmənt/

noun

An illness, typically a minor one.
Example sentences
  • Along the way, minor ailments were treated and hypochondria dispelled, with adept matter of factness.
  • He may be successful without other ailments like fever, common cold and whatever.
  • A man hunched over with pain and troubled by a lengthy list of illnesses and ailments.
Synonyms
illness, disease, sickness, disorder, condition, affliction, malady, complaint, infirmity
informal bug, virus

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Syllabification: ail·ment

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