noun, plural mal·a·dies.
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Origin of malady
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH maladymalady , melody
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Example sentences from the Web for malady
It’s an affliction, proven to cause or exacerbate a wide range of physical maladies, from obesity and heart disease to Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.
Many of those still recovering from their bouts with the malady required support and care as they recuperated.
Flat and modestly declining life expectancy from 2015 to 2017 caused considerable concern among public health experts after decades of progress against heart disease, cancer and other maladies.Pandemic cut U.S. life expectancy by a year during the first half of 2020|Lenny Bernstein|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
In it, Pollan surveys recent research into psychedelics, which show promise for maladies from treatment-resistant depression to end-of-life distress.Will psychedelic mushroom vacations come to the U. S.?|Jen Rose Smith|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
Still, people with coughs and other maladies stood in long lines, where social-distancing is made more difficult, outside these clinics.Morning Report: Why COVID Is Coursing Through Local Jails|Voice of San Diego|December 2, 2020|Voice of San Diego
But as one deadly malady loses steam, another may be exploding: hunger.
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
Cystic Fibrosis, a genetic malady, dooms its sufferers to a short and burdened life.
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
Rheumatism was the one malady that sometimes affected mother Martha's health.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
In all of these the clinical facts, as well as the progress of the malady, were carefully studied and recorded.A Statistical Inquiry Into the Nature and Treatment of Epilepsy|Alexander Hughes Bennett
He as well as Brisset was called in consultation regarding a very serious malady afflicting Raphael de Valentin.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
All this time, however, his malady was gaining ground; he slept badly, and his appetite failed him.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
"But I do not observe any symptoms of that malady developing themselves at present," added the doctor.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood