Definitions for maladyˈmæl ə di

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mal•a•dyˈmæl ə di(n.)(pl.)-dies.

  1. a disorder or disease of the body.

    Category: Pathology

  2. any unhealthy condition or disorder.

Origin of malady:

1200–50; < OF

Princeton's WordNet

  1. malady(noun)

    any unwholesome or desperate condition

    "what maladies afflict our nation?"

  2. illness, unwellness, malady, sickness(noun)

    impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism


  1. malady(Noun)

    Any ailment or disease of the human body; especially, a lingering or deep-seated disorder.

  2. malady(Noun)

    A moral or mental defect or disorder.

  3. Origin: maladie, from maladie, from malade, from male habitus, 1st century AD. See also malice and habit.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Malady(noun)

    any disease of the human body; a distemper, disorder, or indisposition, proceeding from impaired, defective, or morbid organic functions; especially, a lingering or deep-seated disorder

  2. Malady(noun)

    a moral or mental defect or disorder

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


an illness or disease

He is suffering from some strange malady.

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