Synonyms for ailing
- below par
- down with
- feeling awful
- run down
- sick as a dog
- under the weather
Antonyms for ailing
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AILING
She had been ailing for a month, and now she was down with a temperature.
The joy of the meeting was making them forget the ailing stranger.
He was decorated again and given the battlewagon of an ailing four-striper.
At all events, she had for some time been ailing, and had finally been removed to the hospital.
Then, on hearing that his mother was ailing, even in danger, he become serious and anxious.
I must lift the ailing bit of timber to the stool with caution.
The aged and ailing were his almost worshippers, for he had made their wants his daily care.
The first question he asks when told that a calf is ailing, is, "How old is it?"
Constance was ailing for a year, and was a source of care, of pain to me, as to her mother.
Let us live happily then, free from ailments among the ailing!
c.1300, from Old English eglan "to trouble, plague, afflict," from Proto-Germanic *azljaz (cf. Old English egle "hideous, loathsome, troublesome, painful;" Gothic agls "shameful, disgraceful," agliþa "distress, affliction, hardship," us-agljan "to oppress, afflict"), from PIE *agh-lo-, suffixed form of root *agh- "to be depressed, be afraid." Related: Ailed; ailing; ails.