Ailment - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈeɪlmənt|  American pronunciation of the word ailment
Brit.  |ˈeɪlm(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word ailment

noun

- an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining (syn: complaint, ill)

Examples

She suffered from a chronic back ailment.

The doctor treated him for a variety of ailments.

Word forms

noun
singular: ailment
plural: ailments
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