In the process, the malaise of the “economy” will be magnified, but the strengths will not.
There was no Jimmy Carter-style “malaise” in his upbeat vocabulary.
To combat the malaise, fast food joints are pursuing a high-low strategy, or, as I prefer to dub it, the “Moms and Bros” strategy.
Just when we are all feeling depressed about the malaise of the body politic, along comes a book designed to make us feel worse.
Romney's malaise, likely, is the result if an uninspiring vision and a shaky economic message.
The next morning we had very little appetite, no ambition, and a miserable sense of malaise and great fatigue.
An incident showed me that his malaise was curable by one method only.
The majority were more than momentarily tired, they were visibly suffering from some sort of malaise.
For me I am within a month of the period immune, and only feel a malaise in her company.
One hour's opportune rest on a Chesterfield may save hours of malaise and headache.
c.1300, maleise "pain, suffering; sorrow, anxiety," also, by late 14c., "disease, sickness," from Old French malaise "difficulty, suffering, hardship," literally "ill-ease," from mal "bad" (see mal-) + aise "ease" (see ease (n.)). The current use is perhaps a mid-18c. reborrowing from Modern French. A Middle English verbal form, malasen "to trouble, distress" (mid-15c.), from Old French malaisier, did not endure.
malaise mal·aise (mā-lāz', -lěz')
A vague feeling of bodily discomfort, as at the beginning of an illness.