noun, plural mal·a·dies.
Origin of malady
Can be confusedmalady melody
Examples from the Web for malady
Some places (like Syria) are prone to this malady, and others (like America) are not.
Nobody would hold up the single outpost of Moo Cluck Moo as a cure for the malady of low wages.A Fast-Food Joint Thrives, Even by Paying $12 an Hour|Daniel Gross|August 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But the burnout described in this and so many other articles is not really a malady.Study Says Doctors More Burned Out Than Others, But It’s Not Really a Malady|Kent Sepkowitz|August 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A solution, however, requires some consensus about what the malady is and how to treat it.Colorado Blazes Remind Us That National Policy on Fire Needs a Fix|Stephen J. Pyne|June 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A conservative JournoList would hardly be the cure for that malady, if we can call it that.
When first I felt this malady, if I had dared to make mention of it.Four Arthurian Romances|Chretien DeTroyes
He lived but a short time, and died as soon as he returned to Siena, I don't know of what malady.
The images impressed upon my mind by this fatal paper were somewhat effaced by my malady.Wieland; or The Transformation|Charles Brockden Brown
These two features suffice to characterize her malady, which was moral as well as physical.
And do you know that this shrinking is one of the symptoms of the malady, and at the same time its main foundation?Dr. Dumany's Wife|Mr Jkai