Definitions

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  • n. Distress or sorrow.
  • n. Physical sickness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Sickness; ailment; sorrow.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Mental trouble; sorrow; distress; more rarely, bodily sickness.

Etymologies

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From Latin aegritudo ("illness” “sorrow").

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  • Sickness, ailment, sorrow.

    February 5, 2007