In 2007 Swartz wrote a blog post titled “Sick,” in which he disclosed some details about his ailment.
Always believing he could conquer his ailment, Lou had hopes, however slim, that others were writing him off too soon.
Is his ailment more serious—say, a heart attack or stroke or even Bell's palsy, which left his face looking contorted?
No ailment is too gruesome—and never has the expression “warts and all” been more apt.
Ellis was diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver in 2007, and passed away from the ailment on Dec. 19, 2008.
A kind Providence couldnt possibly saddle sea-sickness with any other ailment.
Everyone is in town on fair days, and every kind of ailment is brought to the doctor.
Some patients, it is said, are amused at the facial contortions guaranteed by this ailment.
The Tarjum complained of an ailment from which he had suffered for some time.
And here I was, prone and helpless, being powwowed not for one ailment, but for all the diseases known in Happy Valley.
ailment ail·ment (āl'mənt)
A physical or mental disorder, especially a mild illness.