What does ailing mean?

Definitions for ailing
ail·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ailing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ailing, indisposed, peaked(p), poorly(p), sickly, unwell, under the weather, seedyadjective

    somewhat ill or prone to illness

    "my poor ailing grandmother"; "feeling a bit indisposed today"; "you look a little peaked"; "feeling poorly"; "a sickly child"; "is unwell and can't come to work"

Wiktionary

  1. ailingnoun

    An ailment.

  2. ailingverb

    Present participle of to ail.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ailing

    of Ail

How to pronounce ailing?

How to say ailing in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ailing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ailing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of ailing in a Sentence

  1. Queen Victoria:

    When I think of a merry, happy, free young girl -- and look at the ailing, aching state a young wife generally is doomed to -- which you can't deny is the penalty of marriage.

  2. Craig Johnson:

    Paced by the' Big Four' mega-retailers — Walmart, Amazon, Costco, and Target — Super Saturday was boosted by the best traffic our team has seen in years, the spending momentum was so strong that even the long-ailing department stores had their best weekend of the season.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Wondering if the amount of money they spend so lavishly on advertisement showing patient's picture and seeking donation through it, is in itself not sufficient to provide proper treatment to those aged people and ailing children.

  4. Wolfango Piccoli:

    The move highlights, once again, that credit growth rather than a comprehensive package of structural reforms remains the government's preferred approach to support Turkey's ailing economy.

Images & Illustrations of ailing

  1. ailingailingailingailingailing

Popularity rank by frequency of use

ailing#10000#34944#100000

Translations for ailing

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for ailing »

Translation

Find a translation for the ailing definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these ailing definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "ailing." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 23 Sep. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/ailing>.

    Are we missing a good definition for ailing? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    warn strongly; put on guard
    • A. monish
    • B. fluster
    • C. descant
    • D. huff

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for ailing: