malady: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mal'u-dē), [key]
— pl. -dies.
  1. any disorder or disease of the body, esp. one that is chronic or deepseated.
  2. any undesirable or disordered condition: social maladies; a malady of the spirit.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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