Examples from the Web for ailment
Always believing he could conquer his ailment, Lou had hopes, however slim, that others were writing him off too soon.The Stacks: The Day Lou Gehrig Delivered Baseball’s Gettysburg Address|Ray Robinson|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ellis was diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver in 2007, and passed away from the ailment on Dec. 19, 2008.‘No No,’ a Documentary on MLB Pitcher Dock Ellis, Who Pitched a No-Hitter While Tripping on Acid|Marlow Stern|February 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2007 Swartz wrote a blog post titled “Sick,” in which he disclosed some details about his ailment.Aaron Swartz, 26, Programmer, Outspoken Advocate of Free Information|Nina Strochlic|January 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Is his ailment more serious—say, a heart attack or stroke or even Bell's palsy, which left his face looking contorted?China Roiled by Rumors and Questions About Absent Heir Apparent Xi Jinping|Melinda Liu|September 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
No ailment is too gruesome—and never has the expression “warts and all” been more apt.
She did not speak in her despair; she undoubtedly thought that she was again in the clutches of her ailment.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete|Emile Zola
Her father, who does not want her ever to leave him, thinks her ailment physical, and vainly summons four noted physicians.The Complete Opera Book|Gustav Kobb
What I think you're doing is only a regular symptom of your ailment.Shadows of Flames|Amelie Rives
The general indications require the administration of iron, which has no constipating effect in this ailment.
She became rapidly worse, and a few days later the doctor pronounced her ailment meningitis.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine