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Definition of the noun malaise

What does malaise mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: malaises

  1. physical discomfort (as mild sickness or depression)

Alternative definition of the noun malaise


  1. A feeling of general bodily discomfort, fatigue or unpleasantness, often at the onset of illness.
  2. An ambiguous feeling of mental or moral depression.
  3. Ill will or hurtful feelings for others or someone.


  1. "Malaise": Asukh, pronounced Ashukh is a 1999 Indian Bengali feature film directed by Rituparno Ghosh.
  2. "Malaise" is a film, directed by Les Trois Frères, le retour.
    • country: Canada
    • genre: Animation
    • released in


"Malaise" is a composition.


Malaise is a musical group.


Malaise is a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness, of being "out of sorts", often the first indication of an infection or other disease. The word has existed in the French language since at least the 12th century.

  • also known as General feeling of being unwell, Feeling of general discomfort, Feeling sick, Feel sick, Feeling of being unwell, Feeling unwell

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Google previewReinterpreting Property (2009)

by Margaret Jane Radin

The malaise is that no one can tell with satisfactory certainty what government actions those are. How should we decide when ...

Google previewThe Cleveland Connection (2005)

A Milan Jacovich Mystery (#4) by Les Roberts

But the main reason for the February malaise is the paucity of activity in the sports world.

Google previewPost-Conflict Development in East Asia (2014)

by Assoc Prof Brendan M Howe

one of the factors that have contributed to the Philippines' economic and political malaise is that it has been wracked by armed conflict—communist insurgency, muslim separatism, etc.—through most of the years since it gained independence .

Google previewSocial Causes of Psychological Distress (2003)

by John Mirowsky, Catherine E. Ross

Malaise refers to bodily states, such as the listlessness and distraction of depression or the restlessness and autonomic ailments such as headaches, stomachaches, or dizziness of anxiety. Depression and anxiety — both mood and malaise ...

Google previewContemporary Arab Thought (2010)

Cultural Critique in Comparative Perspective by Elizabeth Suzanne Kassab

Unless it becomes so, it will remain an immature imitation of a foreign thought: “ The malaise is that we want to adjust the Latin American circumstance to a conception of the world inherited from Europe, rather than adjusting that conception of ...

Google previewAsia-Europe on the Eve of the 21st Century (2001)

by Suthiphand Chirathivat, Poul Henrik Lassen, Chia Siow Yue

Many believe the appropriate response to Europe's malaise is the liberalisation of labour markets. They may or may not be right ...

Google previewThe Effective Public Manager (2013)

Achieving Success in Government Organizations by Steven Cohen, William Eimicke, Tanya Heikkila

Organizational malaise is a common disease in large organizations. There is often some benefit in ...

Google previewProfessors and Their Politics (2014)

by Neil Gross, Solon Simmons

Critics and reformers on theleft argue thattheroot cause ofhigher education's malaise is that colleges and universities have beenremade bythe forces of neoliberalism (Kleinman, Feinstein, andDowney 2013; Kleinman andVallas 2001 ; ...

Google previewAcupoint Dictionary (2009)

by David Hartmann

SIGNS 8r SYMPTOMS CAUTIONS Lyme disease GP Lymph circulation problems Lymphadenitis Lymphoedema Malabsorption Malaise PATTERNS OF DISHARMONY - External Wind'Heat with Wei Qi Xu at the Wei Stage Virtually every ...

Google previewBlack's Medical Dictionary (2002)

by Gordon Macpherson

Malaise. A vague feeling of feverishness, listlessness and languor, malaise sometimes precedes the onset of serious acute diseases, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Development (2005)

by Neil J. Salkind

postexertional malaise, memory and concentration problems), further complicating identification of comparable samples. A new ...

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Malaise Meaning

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Quotes about Malaise

Many people who did not die right away came down with nausea, headache, diarrhea, malaise, and fever, which lasted several days. Doctors could not be certain whether some of these symptoms were the result of radiation or nervous shock. (John Hersey)
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Scrabble value of M3A1L1A1I1S1E1

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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