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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.”
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Regularly or chronically in poor health
“A rise in overseas sales is good news for the ailing economy.”
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(colloquial) Physically weak
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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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(of a person) Wretchedly unhappy or uncomfortable
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A disease or period of sickness affecting the body or mind
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“Also, a larger percentage of ailing outgoers than frail recluses would consider rebates.”
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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 cause emotional distress to someone
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Present participle for to be afflicted by
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Present participle for to put a damper on one's mood or enthusiasm
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Present participle for to deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
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Contracting something
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