Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: malady
IPA transcription: [m'ælədi]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: malady
    Meaning: any unwholesome or desperate condition; "what maladies afflict our nation?"
  • Synonyms: illness, unwellness, malady, sickness
    Meaning: impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
Usage examples
  • Who is free from this malady?
  • Still she uttered no complaint nor imparted to any one the malady that was preying on her heart.
  • Countess Helene Bezukhova had suddenly died of that terrible malady it had been so agreeable to mention.
  • It is the mood of a man who examines with morbid, curious insistence the malady that is devouring his soul.
  • The Australian specialists agreed that the malady was non-parasitic, and that, therefore, it must be nervous.
  • It needed but the thought that she was about to lose him to make her know her malady, and meet it face to face.
  • Early symptoms should be noted and receive prompt attention; this will often cut short the duration of the malady.
  • Of this malady, Desire was slowly dying, for no medicine could cure him or even give him any relief from his constant pain.
  • Sordid and foul thoughts, like an internal malady, sap the economic efficiency of the worker; clean, bright thoughts act as a tonic.
  • I told her that one of the doctors was evidently puzzled, and that the other had acknowledged that the malady was so far incomprehensible to him.