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ailment

[eyl-muh nt] /ˈeɪl mənt/
noun
1.
a physical disorder or illness, especially of a minor or chronic nature.
Origin of ailment
1700-1710
1700-10; ail + -ment
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ailment

/ˈeɪlmənt/
noun
1.
a slight but often persistent illness
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Word Origin and History for ailment
n.

1706, from ail + -ment.

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ailment in Medicine

ailment ail·ment (āl'mənt)
n.
A physical or mental disorder, especially a mild illness.

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