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ailing

[ ey-ling ]
/ ˈeɪ lɪŋ /
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adjective
sickly; unwell.
unsound or troubled: a financially ailing corporation.
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Origin of ailing

First recorded in 1590–1600; ail + -ing2
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British Dictionary definitions for ailing

ailing
/ (ˈeɪlɪŋ) /

adjective
unwell or unsuccessful
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