Ailment (noun)

  1. An illness or medical condition, typically a minor one.
  2. A discomfort or minor problem with something.


Middle english: from old french alement, from aler "go away" (from latin alere "nourish") + -ment.


  1. He had a minor ailment.
  2. She had a chronic ailment.
  3. The plant had an ailment caused by pests.
  4. The computer had an ailment that caused it to crash frequently.
  5. The car had an ailment with the transmission.
Some random words: planer, poundage, imperialism