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ail·ment

ailment

 
pronunciation:
eIl mnt
part of speech: noun
definition: a sickness or disorder; illness.
A toothache is a painful ailment.He was not in school for a month because of a serious ailment.
 
synonyms:
disorder, illness, sickness
similar words:
affliction, complaint, condition, disability, disease, infection, weakness