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disease

 [dĭ-zēz´]
a definite pathological process having a characteristic set of signs and symptoms. It may affect the whole body or any of its parts, and its etiology, pathology, and prognosis may be known or unknown. For specific diseases, see under the specific name, as addison's disease. See also illness, mal, sickness, and syndrome.

mal·a·dy

(mal'ă-dē),
A disease or illness.
Synonym(s): maladie
[Fr. maladie, illness]

malady

/mal·a·dy/ (-ah-de) disease.

malady

(măl′ə-dē)
n. pl. mala·dies
1. A disease, disorder, or ailment.
2. An unwholesome condition: the malady of discontent.

malady

[mal′ədē]
Etymology: ME, maladie, sick
a disease or illness.

malady

An older poetic (i.e., non-medical) term for a condition, disease, sickness or illness.

mal·a·dy

(mal'ă-dē)
A disease or illness.
[Fr. maladie, illness]

malady

Any disease, disorder or illness.

malady

a disease or illness.
References in classic literature ?
Hitherto she had steadily borne up against the pressure of her malady, and had not betaken herself finally to bed; but, on the closing in of the evening of my arrival at the house, she succumbed (as her brother told me at night with inexpressible agitation) to the prostrating power of the destroyer; and I learned that the glimpse I had obtained of her person would thus probably be the last I should obtain--that the lady, at least while living, would be seen by me no more.
The brother had been led to his resolution (so he told me) by consideration of the unusual character of the malady of the deceased, of certain obtrusive and eager inquiries on the part of her medical men, and of the remote and exposed situation of the burial-ground of the family.
It is the sort of malady which we call monomania," said the doctor.
I reflected that I had every other known malady in the pharmacology, and I grew less selfish, and determined to do without housemaid's knee.
suffering this morning from the malady of having nothing to do.
Every former feature of his malady had returned with augmented virulence: the slight external wound, half healed, had broken out afresh; internal inflammation had taken place, which might terminate fatally if not soon removed.
The next letter brought intelligence that the malady was fast increasing; and the poor sufferer's horror of death was still more distressing than his impatience of bodily pain.
The sun (for he keeps very good hours at this time of the year) had been some time retired to rest when Sophia arose greatly refreshed by her sleep; which, short as it was, nothing but her extreme fatigue could have occasioned; for, though she had told her maid, and perhaps herself too, that she was perfectly easy when she left Upton, yet it is certain her mind was a little affected with that malady which is attended with all the restless symptoms of a fever, and is perhaps the very distemper which physicians mean (if they mean anything) by the fever on the spirits.
Introducing readers to his own medical history and situation, Bruce Gould wrote "How I Conquered Diabetes" in order to educate others dealing with this all to common malady on his own immediate action and initiative for combating diabetes without insulin treatments or prescription drugs.
His newest film, Tropical Malady, opens in New York City on June 29 after making history as the first Thai film ever to screen in competition at the Cannes Film Festival.
Depression and philosophy; from mal du siecle to malady of the century.
THE announcement that a number of persons who were admitted a few weeks ago to the Brownlow Institution hospital suffering from a severe form of pneumonia have since died from the malady need cause no alarm so far as the general public of Liverpool is concerned.