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English definition of “malady”

malady

noun [C] uk   /ˈmæl.ə.di/ formal us  

malady noun [C] (DISEASE)

a disease: All the rose bushes seem to be suffering from the same mysterious malady.Disease and illness - general words

malady noun [C] (PROBLEM)

a problem within a system or organization: Apathy is one of the maladies of modern society.Difficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding
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