malady

Definition of malady

mal´a`dy   Pronunciation: măl´å`dŷ
n.1.Any disease of the human body; a distemper, disorder, or indisposition, proceeding from impaired, defective, or morbid organic functions; especially, a lingering or deep-seated disorder.
The maladies of the body may prove medicines to the mind.
- Buckminster.
2.A moral or mental defect or disorder.
Love's a malady without a cure.
- Dryden.

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