Ail

Definition of Ail

Pronunciation: āl
v. t.1.To affect with pain or uneasiness, either physical or mental; to trouble; to be the matter with; - used to express some uneasiness or affection, whose cause is unknown; as, what ails the man? I know not what ails him.
[imp. & p. p. Ailed (āld); p. pr. & vb. n. Ailing.]
What aileth thee, Hagar?
- Gen. xxi. 17.
v. i.1.To be affected with pain or uneasiness of any sort; to be ill or indisposed or in trouble.
When he ails ever so little . . . he is so peevish.
- Richardson.
n.1.Indisposition or morbid affection.

Related Words

ache, afflict, agonize, anguish, be affected with, be the matter, beset, bite, blanch, blench, burn, chafe, complain of, complicate matters, concern, convulse, crucify, cut, discommode, distress, excruciate, feel ill, feel pain, feel the pangs, fester, fret, gall, give pain, gnaw, grate, grimace, grind, gripe, harass, harrow, have a misery, hurt, inconvenience, inflame, inflict pain, irk, irritate, kill by inches, labor under, lacerate, martyr, martyrize, nip, pain, perplex, pierce, pinch, plague, pother, pound, prick, prolong the agony, put out, put to it, put to torture, puzzle, rack, rankle, rasp, rub, shoot, shrink, smart, stab, sting, thrill, throb, tingle, torment, torture, try, tweak, twinge, twist, twitch, upset, vex, wince, worry, wound, wring, writhe
Word:

Browse

Aiblins
Aich's metal
Aid
Aid prayer
Aid-de-camp
Aid-major
Aidance
Aidant
Aider
Aidful
Aidless
Aiel
Aiglet
Aigre
Aigremore
Aigret
Aiguille
Aiguillette
Aigulet
aikinite
-Ail-
Ailanthus
Ailantus
Aileron
Ailette
ailing
Ailment
Ailuroidea
Ailuropodidae
Ailurus
Aim
Aimer
Aimless
ain
Ain't
Aino
Ainu
aioli
Air
Air balloon
Air bath
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home