Definition of malady in English:

malady

Syllabification: mal·a·dy
Pronunciation: /ˈmalədē
 
/

noun (plural maladies)

Origin

Middle English: from Old French maladie, from malade 'sick', based on Latin male 'ill' + habitus 'having (as a condition)'.

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