Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
 
Lookup History
ailment

ail·ment

ailment

 
pronunciation:
eIl mnt
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a sickness or disorder, usu. physical; illness.
This tonic was claimed to cure all sorts of ailments such as headache, toothache, rashes, and itching.
 
synonyms:
disorder, illness, infirmity, malady, sickness
similar words:
affliction, complaint, condition, disability, disease, ill, indisposition, infection, trouble, weakness
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature