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Definition of the noun ailment
What does ailment mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: ailments
- an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
- example: The doctor said that this ailment is incurable.
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- synonyms of ailment: complaint / ill
- more generic words: disorder / upset = a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning
- more specific terms:
Alternative definition of the noun ailment
- Something which ails one; a disease; sickness.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for ailment
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The Readable Dictionary (1860)
by John Williams (of Lancaster, O.)
Hence, An Ailment is a disorder that affects us with pain or uneasiness. Norm— The term ailment is usually applied to the milder forms of chronic disease. A Conrnsm'r is a disease attended with such a degree of pain or uneasiness as ...
Every human ailment is a hereditary weakness, developed through a waste of energy, resulting from an endeavor of the stomach to digest a quantity of food in excess of the powers of its chemical solvents. Bodily health and strength are ...
by Leslie Steffe, John Olive
in a detailed report of children's fractional knowledge: “But the only alarming ailment is the following one, namely, the temptation to deal with ...
A Compendium of Mistakes in Grammar, Usage, and Spelling with commentary on lexicographers and linguists by Robert Hartwell Fiske
aliment Misused for ailment. ° While well drawn, Altered Beast suflers from an aliment known as image ...
English-Cheyenne Dictionary (1915)
by Rodolphe Charles Petter
Under the Codes and Practice Acts, at Common Law, in Equity and in Criminal Cases
It is not erior to refuse to charge that there is no evidence of the existence of an ailment and that the jury may not consider it because not pleaded, where a physician has been permitted to testify as to the existence of such condition and to ...
by Jane Johnson, Diagram Group
An ailment might be "transferred" from a client to an animal or a tree (b). • An ailment might be linked to a piece of food (c) so that when the food rotted, so too did the ailment. • Small animals were ritualistically sacrificed (d) to placate the spirits ...
Volume 35 - Supplement 20: Acquiring Task-Based Knowledge and Specifications to Seek Time Evaluation by Allen Kent, James G. Williams
Ailment( Patient# , Ailment* , Date-of - diag , Symptoms , Comments ) Bed(W#,Patient#,B#) HospWard(W#, Sister ineharge , Specialises , #Beds , Tele ) St. Helen DB Schema DB ...
The New Dad Dictionary (2015)
Everything He Really Needs to Know--From A to Z by Chris Illuminati
record of every medical ailment in your family dating as far back as humanely possible. If you have an open family, a medical history is easy to obtain. If you have a family that hides ...
2,856 Words You Must Know by Mark Phillips
An ailment is a (sometimes mild) physical disorder or illness; a sickness, disease. Acupuncture (a technique of traditional Chinese medicine in which needles are inserted into the skin) has long been used in China for the treatment of such ...
Mongolian-English Dictionary (2013)
by Ferdinand D Lessing
Defect; disease , ailment; fault, mistake; Wrong, harm; crime; sin, vice. -- aldal. Sin, fault. -- bolxu.
That sickness which will breach a warranty of good health means a serious ailment which has a tendency to impair health and shorten life, and not merely any temporary or trivial ailment. — Bitudio v. Manufacturers Life Insurance Co., 15597-R ...
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- Ailment Meaning
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Scrabble value of A1I1L1M3E1N1T1
The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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