noun (plural maladies)literary
1A disease or ailment: an incurable malady
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- Over the years, curcumin has gained much attention in the scientific world for its benefits on maladies including HIV, cancer and Alzheimer's disease.
- Since fiber also helps prevent cancer, heart disease, diabetes and other maladies, you should be screaming for fiber by now.
- Why spend a lot of money hunting down the cause of an incurable malady when it isn't going to make any difference in the outcome?