malaise Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “malaise” in the English Dictionary

"malaise" in British English

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malaisenoun [S or U]

uk   us   /mælˈeɪz/ formal
a ​generalfeeling of being ​ill or having no ​energy, or an ​uncomfortablefeeling 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.
(Definition of malaise from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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malaisenoun [U]

 us   /məˈleɪz, mæ-, -ˈlez/
a ​generalfeeling of ​badhealth or ​lack of ​energy in a ​person, ​group, or ​society: Many ​think there’s a ​growingmoral malaise in ​society.
(Definition of malaise from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “malaise”
in Chinese (Simplified) 身体不适, 萎靡, 心神不宁…
in Chinese (Traditional) 身體不適, 萎靡, 心神不寧…
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