Ailing - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈeɪlɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word ailing
Brit.  |ˈeɪlɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word ailing
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to ail

adjective

- somewhat ill or prone to illness(syn: indisposed, peaked, poorly, seedy, sickly, unwell)

my poor ailing grandmother

Examples

...though he was loath to take over the family business, he couldn't refuse his ailing father's adjuration...

...wanted to take the trip, but was handcuffed by her responsibility to watch her ailing father...

His back was ailing him.

She has been ailing for years.

...kept vigil at their ailing son's bedside the entire time he was in the hospital...

The actress's big break came when she substituted for the ailing star.

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