Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of malady.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • But Françoise suffered from one of those peculiar, permanent, incurable defects, which we call maladies; she was never able either to read or to announce the time correctly.

    The Captive

  • For people in colonial times, rational medicine could not offer superior services; thus, sufferers sought relief for their maladies from a variety of medical systems, with much less thought to ideological consistency than modern patients do.

    Pestilence and Headcolds: Encountering Illness in Colonial Mexico

  • The food system has lapsed into near self-parody — a steady stream of public-health disasters (from long-term maladies like diabetes to immediate complaints like salmonella), an exploited workforce (from enslaved Florida tomato pickers to scraping-by Wal-Mart clerks), and ecological damage writ large.

    School Lunches and the Anti-Tater Tot Agenda « Christopher Colaninno

  • The disorder, neurologists are now learning, can also lead to long-term maladies, such as Alzheimer\'s and dementia. '

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: PTSD leaves physical footprints on the brain

  • The disorder, neurologists are now learning, can also lead to long-term maladies, such as Alzheimer's and dementia.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: PTSD leaves physical footprints on the brain

  • Seriously, if we are exporting cigarettes to Iran, which are a direct cause of cancer and other fatal maladies, is it not true then, that we are contributing to Iranians’ potential untimely demise? —

    McCain Dismisses Iraqi Idea of Troop Withdrawal - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Neither has their language any more than a general appellation for those maladies, which is borrowed from the name of the beast, and called Hnea-Yahoo, or the Yahoo's evil, and the cure prescribed is a mixture of their own dung and urine forcibly put down the Yahoo's throat.

    Gulliver's Travels

  • Having studied what are called maladies, I have come to consider them as necessary forms of life.

    Thais

  • Neither has their language any more than a general appellation for those maladies, which is borrowed from the name of the beast, and called hnea-yahoo, or Yahoo's evil; and the cure prescribed is a mixture of their own dung and urine, forcibly put down the Yahoo's throat.

    Gulliver's Travels

  • Neither has their language any more than a general appellation for those maladies, which is borrowed from the name of the beast, and called hnea-yahoo, or Yahoo's evil; and the cure prescribed is a mixture of their own dung and urine, forcibly put down the Yahoo's throat.

    Gulliver's Travels

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