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malaise

noun [S or U] uk   /mælˈeɪz/ formal us  
a general feeling of being ill or having no energy, or an uncomfortable feeling that something is wrong, especially with society, and that you cannot change the situation: They claim it is a symptom of a deeper and more general malaise in society. We were discussing the roots of the current economic malaise.Not fit and healthyThin or slender (of people)
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