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Adjective
In poor health
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“Monday was a bit of a drama with our poor, ailing pooch, Fred.”
Adjective
Deteriorating in quality or condition
“Despite his ailing health, his voice is powerful, and his guitar-playing stamps him as a true master of the blues.”
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In poor condition
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“Any attempt at understanding the issues involved in the ailing economy must start with an examination of the role of the executive organ of government.”
Adjective
(colloquial) Physically weak
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Suffering, or recovering from, a physical injury
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Characterized by an abnormal and unhealthy interest in disturbing and unpleasant subjects, especially death and disease
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Shabby and squalid
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Adjective
(of a person) Wretchedly unhappy or uncomfortable
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Noun
A disease or period of sickness affecting the body or mind
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“However, governments around the globe have adopted policies to nurse their ailing economies back to health.”
Verb
Present participle for to be unwell infirm with an ailment or injury
“They say that former Deputy Prime Minister C.L.B. Rogers continues to ail with blood pressure and complications.”
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Present participle for to trouble or cause to be worried or anxious
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“Here in the elements, we must master the things that would ail us.”
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Present participle for to cause (someone) pain, suffering or distress
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Present participle for to cause physical pain to
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Present participle for to be afflicted by
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Present participle for to deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
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Present participle for to become ill or sick
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