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Meaning of MALAISE

Pronunciation:  ma'leyz

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  physical discomfort (as mild sickness or depression)

MALAISE is a 7 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: unease, uneasiness
 See Also: discomfort, uncomfortableness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ma`laise"\, n. [F., fr. mal ill + aise ease.] (Med.)
An indefinite feeling of uneasiness, or of being sick or ill
at ease.

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: The vague feeling of illness or discomfort.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Malaise is a general feeling of discomfort and being unwell.
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