ailing


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Synonyms for ailing

Synonyms for ailing

affected or tending to be affected with minor health problems

Synonyms for ailing

somewhat ill or prone to illness

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Her favorite dog had been ailing for some time past, and no report of him had reached her that morning.
As the memory of that tragic night slowly evolved in my ailing brain recognized in my attendant Moxon's confidential workman, Haley.
She had been ailing for years past, and the doctors had said it was hopeless from the first--but they laid it all at my door.
They have the brimstone and treacle, partly because if they hadn't something or other in the way of medicine they'd be always ailing and giving a world of trouble, and partly because it spoils their appetites and comes cheaper than breakfast and dinner.
I found that they were immediately dependent on atmospheric changes and on the variations of the moon, a fact which I have carefully verified; and since then I have cared for her, as a creature unlike all others, for she is a being whose ailing existence I alone can understand.
I attended carefully to his wants and amusements, but not, I own, with the same devoted fondness as before, because I could not feel it; besides, I had now another claimant on my time and care - my ailing infant, for whose sake I frequently braved and suffered the reproaches and complaints of his unreasonably exacting father.
I could not imagine, at the time, what was ailing me, but I had a feeling of some impending and deadly illness.
She has become rather more interesting by being ailing of late, which has brought a new visitor to the Hall, in the person of a young doctor.
PESHAWAR -- The senior ailing artists, singers and writers appealed to the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak, Advisor to CM Amjad Afridi and Secretary Culture department, Azam Khan to issue directives to the culture department to release aid fund before the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha.
ISLAMABAD -- The forum patronized by the veteran Kashmiri leader, Syed Ali Gilani, has demanded of the Indian authorities to issue travel documents to the veteran leader for visiting his ailing daughter in Saudi Arabia.
Summary: New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and BJP leaders greeted the ailing and former prime .
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It reiterated it would pick the winning bid based on its economic offer and the ability of its industrial plan to "develop and relaunch" the ailing airline.
With Garret Anderson still ailing due to a sore left hamstring, the Angels had to find a new No.
The death-denying culture of Western civilization was asked to collectively hold vigil as an ailing octogenarian, suffering from sepsis and the cumulative effects of Parkinson's disease, slowly let go of life.