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AILMENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ailment mean? 

AILMENT (noun)
  The noun AILMENT has 1 sense:

1. an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining

  Familiarity information: AILMENT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


AILMENT (noun)


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Meaning:

An often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

ailment; complaint; ill

Hypernyms ("ailment" is a kind of...):

disorder; upset (condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "ailment"):

pip (a minor nonspecific ailment)

kinetosis; motion sickness (the state of being dizzy or nauseated because of the motions that occur while traveling in or on a moving vehicle)


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