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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ailing mean? 

AILING (adjective)
  The adjective AILING has 1 sense:

1. somewhat ill or prone to illness

  Familiarity information: AILING used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

AILING (adjective)

Sense 1ailing [BACK TO TOP]


Somewhat ill or prone to illness


ailing; indisposed; peaked; poorly; under the weather; unwell; sickly; seedy

Context examples:

my poor ailing grandmother / feeling a bit indisposed today / you look a little peaked / feeling poorly / a sickly child / is unwell and can't come to work


ill; sick (affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function)

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