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malaisenoun [S or U]

uk   /mælˈeɪz/  us   /mælˈeɪz/ formal
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.
(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 general feeling of bad health or lack of energy in a person, group, or society: Many think there’s a growing moral 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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