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noun as in mild sickness

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Between 2012 and 2014, Boyd visited Methodist five times for chronic stomach ailments.

The 2018-19 Lakers sputtered to a 37-45 finish amid various ailments, including the first long-term injury of LeBron James’s career and Brandon Ingram’s bout with deep vein thrombosis.

Exposure to air pollution raises your risk for many common ailments, such as cardiovascular disease, asthma, diabetes and obesity.

Her team tries to treat populations from preventive and predictive lenses instead of just treating ailments in primary care clinics.

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These Y-shaped proteins occur naturally in the human body to fight off various ailments.

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Always believing he could conquer his ailment, Lou had hopes, however slim, that others were writing him off too soon.

Silverstone will “show you the way to have a luminous, present, ailment-free pregnancy.”

Ellis was diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver in 2007, and passed away from the ailment on Dec. 19, 2008.

At least with a physical or mental ailment some guilt can be assuaged.

If I was sick, usually from some respiratory ailment brought on by smoking, I would smoke nonetheless.

And here I was, prone and helpless, being powwowed not for one ailment, but for all the diseases known in Happy Valley.

Then I remembered Dr. Alling, who had attended me for some slight ailment, and wrote to him, with the result you know.

Cydalise probably accompanied Montes to Brazil, the only place where this horrible ailment is curable.

On being taken into her confidence, Dommanget treated and cured her ailment by purely moral methods.

It was only the previous evening that Mrs. Travilla herself had learned that she was assailed by more than a trifling ailment.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ailment, such as: ache, condition, disease, disorder, flu, and illness.

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