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Meaning of AILMENT

Pronunciation:  'eylmunt

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining

AILMENT is a 7 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: complaint, ill
 See Also: disorder, kinetosis, motion sickness, pip, upset



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ail"ment\, n.
Indisposition; morbid affection of the body; -- not applied
ordinarily to acute diseases. ``Little ailments.''

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