ailment


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Synonyms for ailment

Synonyms for ailment

a pathological condition of mind or body

a minor illness, especially one of a temporary nature

Synonyms for ailment

an often persistent bodily disorder or disease

References in classic literature ?
While he had been tossed by many emotions, he had not been aware of ailments.
He could nurse his ailments comfortably on such an income.
We're dreadfully afraid that she's going to lose the sight of one of her eyes, and I always feel that our physical ailments are so apt to turn into mental ailments.
She pretended that she was always well now, and concealed her ailments so craftily that we had to probe for them:-
We will talk of my ailments," the Prince continued, "in a moment or two.
Warranted, in fact, to cure all bodily ailments for ever
He is a seller of pills and salves, very learned in humors, and rheums, and fluxes, and all manner of ailments.
le Maire, but you understand how to doctor the ailments of the purse just as well as those of the body.
Time might never have moved, rain never have fallen, and man alone, with his schemes and ailments, was troubling Nature until he saw her through a veil of tears.
Benjy paused, in hopes of drawing the farmer at once on the subject of his ailments without further direct application.
He hoped the farmer could charm it away as easily as he could Tom's wart, and was ready with equal faith to put another notched stick into his other pocket, for the cure of his own ailments.
His talk was to the same purpose as usual--all about himself and his ailments, his wonderful coins, and his matchless Rembrandt etchings.
The aim of this scheme was to provide a minor ailment assessment/treatment service with selected pharmacies which provided care closer to home.
The new scheme means you can be referred directly to other services and, should you need a treatment for the ailment, we will be able to supply it for free.
Unlike other minor ailment services Choose Pharmacy has been developed so that all advice and treatment will be provided by a pharmacist.