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synonyms for ailing

  • diseased
  • feeble
  • ill
  • sickly
  • weak
  • debilitated
  • down
  • enfeebled
  • indisposed
  • sick
  • wasting
  • below par
  • down with
  • feeling awful
  • rocky
  • run down
  • sick as a dog
  • under the weather
  • unwell

antonyms for ailing

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  • able
  • fit
  • healthy
  • hearty
  • sound
  • strong
  • well
  • happy
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This is the story of Annie Wilkins, aging, ailing, and alone, and the audacious cross-country ride she decides to take on a horse she’d just purchased.
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When she becomes the companion of an ailing 14-year-old girl, Klara puts her observations of the world to the test.
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You see an ailing man on the side of the road who desperately flags you down, waving his arms like Rogelio did to get Lenihan’s attention.
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Just the opportunity to be the flawed adult child of a flawed and ailing father, the person there to hold his hand when he’s scared.
CAROLYN HAX: A STRUGGLE TO FIND COMPASSION FOR A DAD WHO BROUGHT ON HEALTH WOESCAROLYN HAXMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Stock prices have soared for months in defiance of an ailing, pandemic-wrecked economy.
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They trail the Seahawks, 16-7, at halftime and Murray clearly is bothered by an ailing right shoulder.
KYLER MURRAY RUNS OUT OF MIRACLES AS SEAHAWKS HANG ON TO TAKE OVER FIRST PLACE IN NFC WESTMARK MASKENOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
There was nothing wonderful about that, for Dick had heard quite recently that he was an ailing man, and not likely to live long.
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Strange to say it did not take her by surprise; she told me that the girl had been ailing for several years.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He had been ailing for several weeks; as his son had remarked, his handwriting had been the first symptom of the breakdown.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He came home to find his father ailing, and on 2nd December 1469, Piero de' Medici died.
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WORDS RELATED TO AILING

  • ailing
  • diseased
  • ill
  • in pain
  • unwell
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